Definition of eye strain in English:

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eye strain

Pronunciation: /ˈī ˌstrān/


Fatigue of the eyes, such as that caused by reading or looking at a computer screen for too long.
Example sentences
  • Why do some computer work-stations confer eye strain and muscle fatigue?
  • Side effects include eye strain, headache, fatigue, irritability and inability to sleep.
  • A recent study has found that concentrating on difficult off-screen objects, such as the faces of loved ones, causes eye strain in computer scientists.

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Syllabification: eye strain

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