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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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In Section 2, a brief description of the imaging geometry in the squinted spotlight mode is given and the properties of the azimuth spectrum are analyzed.
Bao, "Focus improvement of highly squinted data based on azimuth nonlinear scaling," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol.
2 : to cause (an eye) to partly close <I squinted my eyes in the bright sunlight.
SANTA CLARITA - Planning Commissioner Dennis Ostrom squinted into the late afternoon sun, waving his arm to indicate where Golden Valley Road will be extended from Sierra Highway to Green Mountain Road.
Minutes before the third race at Santa Anita on Wednesday, jockey Patrick Valenzuela gave a thumbs up, stepped from the shadows of the saddling barn and squinted into the bright sunlight.
However, besides the broadside spotlight SAR, the squinted SAR is another important working mode, where there is an offset angle between the pointing direction of the antenna and the zero Doppler plane at azimuth center time.
And they squinted outside in the sun to peer up at the Doppler Weather Radar Display tower standing 80 feet high.
Two library regulars, Stu Berggren, 80, and Ruth Fischbach, 72, squinted into the display cases and chuckled at the jelly-bean portrait during their visit Friday.
I squinted my eyes, scanning every sign and praying I wouldn't miss my exit.
Neighbor Casey Logan, 15, squinted in the midday sun and watched reporters gathering information.
When someone asked her why she had arrived so early when all her top competitors were still home eating familiar food, practicing in familiar rinks, Lipinski stood behind a railing and squinted into the glare of dozens of flashbulbs and TV cameras and said: ``To go to the opening,'' as if it were the stupidest question in the world.