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visual acuity Syllabification: vis·u·al a·cu·i·ty

Definition of visual acuity in English:


Sharpness of vision, measured by the ability to discern letters or numbers at a given distance according to a fixed standard.
Example sentences
  • The macula serves to facilitate central vision and allows for high-resolution visual acuity.
  • Your visual acuity is expressed in a fraction - such as 20/20 vision.
  • Dr. Birch noted that the current study was a follow-up to an earlier study of the children's visual acuity.
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