[ US /əkˈjuəti/ ]
[ UK /ɐkjˈuːɪti/ ]
  1. a quick and penetrating intelligence
    he argued with great acuteness
    I admired the keenness of his mind
  2. sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart)
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How To Use acuity In A Sentence

  • The length should be that of the bandaging; the breadth, three or four fingers; thickness, three or fourfold; number so as to encircle the limb, neither more nor less; those applied for the purpose of rectifying a deformity, should be of such a length as to encircle it; the breadth and thickness being determined by the vacuity, which is not to be filled up at once. On The Surgery
  • If slipping into your jammies and turning off the lights isn't enough to give you mental refreshment, or if stress and anxiety leave your brain a mess, try one of these mental-acuity agents.
  • Vigilance is needed for any features of possible optic neuropathy, such as blurred vision, impaired colour perception, and reduced visual acuity
  • Symptoms include near vision image blur, abnormal color perception, monocular diplopia, glare, and impaired visual acuity, and may vary depending on location of the cataract.
  • Although Jameson is clear-eyed about the corrosive effects of modernity, his methodology nevertheless seemed to require his allegiance to secularization and to convergence theories of modernization; moreover, the acuity and insight of the readings produced by this methodology served to justify that faith a posteriori. Introduction
  • Nurse practitioners practice in a variety of settings, ranging from intensive care units to ambulatory care units, with varying degrees of acuity.
  • The way by which all things emerge from vacuity is the Way.
  • There aren't many stories that combine emotional acuity, formal daring and finely crafted gags quite like this. Times, Sunday Times
  • The athletes were tested for visual acuity, refractive error, oculomotor skills, stereopsis, color vision, contrast sensitivity, eye-hand coordination, eye-foot coordination, and overall ocular health.
  • The biggest display ads of the season could not disguise the vacuity of the event.
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