any of several North American salamanders, especially of the genera Typhlotriton, Typhlomolge, and Haideotriton, that inhabit underground streams or deep wells and have undeveloped eyes and scant pigmentation.
a disease of ryegrass, characterized by shriveled, soft seeds, caused by a fungus, Phialea temulenta.
the part of one’s field of vision, as to the side and rear, where one is unable to see approaching objects. the side opposite that toward which a person is looking. Contemporary Examples Sandra Bullock’s Ex Jesse James Opens Up Marlow Stern May 4, 2011 Sandra’s $200 Million Year Kim Masters December 1, 2009 How […]
Sports. to tackle, hit, or attack (an opponent) from the blind side: The quarterback was blindsided and had the ball knocked out of his hand. Informal. to attack critically where a person is vulnerable, uninformed, etc.: The president was blindsided by the press on the latest tax bill. Contemporary Examples Wall Street’s Shocking Debt Denial […]
the ability of a blind person to sense accurately a light source or other visual stimulus even though unable to see it consciously. noun the ability to respond to visual stimuli without having any conscious visual experience; it can occur after some forms of brain damage