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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 your dog is still squinting, he may have a minor irritation, perhaps a small abrasion.
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.
However, in further accusations, in which the optometrist was said to have advised the patient's mother her daughter was 'squinting out of habit and there was no problem with her eyes, and that she should attend a return appointment in 12 months' time in circumstances where he had not undertaken a complete examination, the committee found this matter proven.
"Both the goalkeepers like to wear them and a couple of the girls do on a really bright day so you're not squinting a lot, which can cause headaches.
Once sand scratches up a windshield, your pilots will be squinting their eyes just to see where they're flying!
Robb took significant criticism for the design of the R 1150 GS in 1999, specifically the "duck bill" front fender design and headlamp configuration, which made it look like it was squinting. "It's funny to look at it now," Robb says.
He's squinting into the sun, waving a tiny shred of white, frail but proud in the immaculate tatters of his uniform.
If you were to watch a video of Goodman's eye-popping stunt, you'd see her start by squinting her eyes and then widen her lids.
Gesticulating and squinting, she silently told a story.
So, one has plenty of room to roam around; to access unstable worlds by squinting. The darker side of that privilege is established by the mood of many of the paintings, which, conveyed both by sour palette and by iconographic allusion, is opiated, spiked with menace, and signals a downside to the gift of imagination.
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.