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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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If his squinting doesn't clear up in a day or so, take him to a vet--continuous squinting or pawing at his eye may be an indication of something more serious, and you' 11 definitely want your vet to look at it.
Patching may be advised to improve the vision in the squinting eye surgery, if required should be done early than later as results are much better in childhood," he said.
They are high contrast but they also allow you to track the ball and one of the theories is that if you're squinting all the time, it actually fatigues your muscles quite heavily.
Gesticulating and squinting, she silently told a story.
So, one has plenty of room to roam around; to access unstable worlds by squinting.
If the squint is not corrected, then vision does not develop normally in the squinting eye and a lazy eye develops.
Readers follow a group of friends: Becca, the girl who never thinks she is pretty, smart, or talented enough; Cat, who lost her mom and struggles with her new identity; Lia, rich and beautiful; Squidge, so named because he is always squinting his eyes to take video or photos; and Mac, the kind of boy every girl dreams of having as a boyfriend.
I thought I was a bad typist," said Mole, squinting at the chart on the wall.
Whether it's rolling around on the floor in Little Havana with Elian Gonzalez or squinting down Florida state representative Randy Ball about gay adoption, Sawyer is deeply embedded in Aaron Brown-strength smarm.
Reading an old-fashioned mercury thermometer sometimes requires some squinting.
I didn't get high that day, though I remember the weird sensation of taking my first hit off a joint while squinting across the playground at a cement statue of the Virgin Mary.
One theory is that the squinting indicates a sensitivity to sunlight.