Definition of visual angle in English:

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visual angle

noun

Optics
The angle formed at the eye by rays from the extremities of an object viewed.
Example sentences
  • The same holds true whether the visual angle formed with it is a sextile or a trine aspect
  • However, this conclusion is preliminary, as group differences in filtering and focusing ability may emerge with distracters located at intermediate visual angles from targets.
  • Persons with schizophrenia showed similar filtering ability as typical persons, with distracters at two different visual angles from targets.

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Syllabification: vis·u·al an·gle

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