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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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