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
any of numerous wormlike, burrowing snakes of the families Typhlopidae, Leptotyphlopidae, and Anomalepididae, most of which have vestigial eyes. noun any burrowing snake of the family Typhlopidae and related families of warm and tropical regions, having very small or vestigial eyes