cataract

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  • Info A cataract is a clouding of the lens inside the eye which leads to a decrease in vision. more...
  • He seemed to think that he was the man who was running the cataract. Cited from The Masques of Ottawa, by Domino [AKA: Augustus Bridle]
  • She lost her sight due to cataracts at the age of four.
  • He became blind in his left eye and a cataract developed in his right eye.
  • At the distance of two and a half miles he arrived at another cataract of twenty-six feet. Cited from Expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I., by Lewis and Clark
  • I followed him into the darkness, and very soon heard the sound of the cataract again. Cited from Jacqueline of Golden River, by H. M. Egbert
  • The river drops more than over five separate named cataracts beginning from its mouth.
  • She had straight, dark brown hair and brown eyes, her right may have had a cataract.
  • Many patients will develop a cataract within the first few years after surgery.
  • It was about three miles across from the Cataract house, but less from their original home. Cited from The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island, by Roger Thompson Finlay
  • I turned back to take a last look at the cataract. Cited from Jacqueline of Golden River, by H. M. Egbert
  • I found my mountain woman here where the four voices of her cataracts had been calling to her. Cited from A Mountain Woman, by Elia W. Peattie
  • It says how he met him again on account of somebody having a cataract. Cited from Tom Slade Motorcycle Dispatch Bearer, by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • There could be no doubt that this was the very cataract we were in search of. Cited from In the Rocky Mountains, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • She and her father were going up the second cataract. Cited from Letters from Egypt, by Lucie Duff Gordon
  • The cataracts are still short, and doubtless they meet or create some commercial need. Cited from The Longest Journey, by E. M. Forster
  • She remembered what she had told him the day before, her description of the cataracts that lay below. Cited from The Sky Line of Spruce, by Edison Marshall
  • Now, let us go down to the marine works, on the shore below the Cataract. Cited from The Wonder Island Boys: The Mysteries of the Caverns, by Finlay
  • If I had gone up the Cataract I should never have come down alive. Cited from Letters from Egypt, by Lucie Duff Gordon
  • As it died, the cataract sound of the wind was heard among the ranked trees. Cited from Foes, by Mary Johnston
  • Other health issues can be minor dental issues and cataracts late in life.
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Meaning of cataract

  • noun An eye disease that involves the clouding or opacification of the natural lens of the eye
  • noun A large waterfall; violent rush of water over a precipice