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squint:

see strabismusstrabismus
, inability of the eyes to focus together because of an imbalance in the muscles that control eye movement; also called squint. It is a consequence of weakness or uneven development of one or more of the six small muscles that surround the eye.
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squint

[skwint]
(electromagnetism)
The angle between the two major lobe axes in a radar lobe-switching antenna.
The angular difference between the axis of radar antenna radiation and a selected geometric axis, such as the axis of the reflector.
The angle between the full-right and full-left positions of the beam of a conical-scan radar antenna.
(medicine)

low-side window, leper’s squint, offertory window, squint

A small low window, usually on the right side of the chancel, through which the altar may be seen.

squint

squint, 2
squint, 1
1. A small opening, often obliquely cut, in the wall of a church, generally so placed as to afford a view of the high altar from the transept or aisles.

squint

1. the nontechnical name for strabismus
2. a narrow oblique opening in a wall or pillar of a church to permit a view of the main altar from a side aisle or transept
3. having a squint
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To be honest, I knew what a squint was and even though it needed an operation, part of me was thankful he hadn't seen something more obscure because Thomas has been a victim of overenthusiastic health care since birth.
He said newborns suffered from squint or strabismus and night blindness.
His work encompasses all aspects of eye surgery for children including small incision cataract surgery, intraocular lens implantation, squint surgery and botulinum toxin injection for treatment of squint.
Speaking to Radio Jambo on Tuesday, the singer said he got the squint eye from a beating he got from an angry audience he was trying to rob in his thieving days.
Chad Morris and Shelly Brown's Squint pulls off the seemingly impossible: it is an empathy-building novel with a message that's fun to read.
Afghani said that fifteen thousand teachers have been given basic training regarding sight problems while one hundred and fifty thousand children with squint have been treated successfully.
Afghani said that fifteen thousand teachers had been given basic training regarding sight problems while one hundred and fifty thousand children with squint had been treated successfully.
At night, the headlights of other cars confuse my vision, though I don't have headaches when I drive, I don't use medicated glasses and I don't squint, I'd rather drive in the daytime than drive at night.'
At the exit point, the beams of these precision modules feature diameters of 1mm and a squint angle of just 0.05mrad, which equals 5/100mm per metre distance from the target.
Former first mate of the notorious pirate Captain Squint, he is being hunted by Long John Sliver (the baddies, so be sure to let the other characters know when he is behind them) and pirates who sailed with Squint, for he has stolen the map showing where Squint's treasure is buried.
Dr Mohammad Irfan Khan, Consultant Opthalmologist and Sepcialist in Paediatrics, Strabismus and Cataract at the hospital, explained: "A squint (also known as 'strabismus') is a misalignment or crossing of the eyes.
Tendency to squint your eyes Squinting is the involuntary action that occurs when there is a problem with seeing objects in front of us.