Definition of field of vision in US English:

field of vision


  • The entire area that a person or animal is able to see when their eyes are fixed in one position.

    • ‘Being able to focus on the target instead of the handgun's sights enhances your field of vision.’
    • ‘As the disease progresses, the field of vision gradually narrows and blindness can result.’
    • ‘You're driving down the highway with traffic flowing smoothly when tail lights begin to light up your field of vision.’
    • ‘The shorter the focal length of the lens, the wider the field of vision.’
    • ‘The IMAX screen filled my entire field of vision and my eyes were tearing up while I was taking in every wave of attack.’
    • ‘Another symptom is the appearance of a curtain over the field of vision.’
    • ‘Daunting in scale and hung low on the wall, these paintings can engulf our field of vision.’
    • ‘Evolution has generally provided animals with a wide field of vision to warn them of danger from all sides.’
    • ‘It was blue and gradually filled my whole field of vision.’
    • ‘As I returned to the present moment, and Steve swam back into my field of vision, it occurred to me I must have forgotten to reset the alarm.’
    • ‘You can set a screen as close as desired, as long as the screener is in the normal field of vision of the player being screened.’
    • ‘Echelon is an aircraft simulator, and thus the player needs a considerable field of vision.’
    • ‘Shrubs lower than one metre are recommended, or taller trees with no foliage below two metres, so there is a clear field of vision.’
    • ‘He began to feel irrationally nervous as yellow shapes and black lines spread to fill his entire field of vision.’
    • ‘Another sign may be loss of part of your field of vision or side vision.’
    • ‘Black spots were starting to appear in the edges of his field of vision.’
    • ‘Painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, architecture do not seem to swim into his field of vision.’
    • ‘A torch has a great effect on your field of vision and how you perceive your surroundings.’
    • ‘This slowly moving panorama continues across my field of vision.’
    • ‘One young, wheelchair-bound boy whizzed past my field of vision with a pretty blonde on his lap.’
    eyesight, sight, power of sight, faculty of sight, ability to see, power of seeing, powers of observation, observation, perception, visual perception
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field of vision

/fild əv/