1. a drug that causes miosis (constriction of the pupil of the eye)
  1. of or relating to or causing constriction of the pupil of the eye
    a miotic drug
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How To Use miotic In A Sentence

  • But it is worthwhile teasing this apart a little, unbinding the different aspects of rhetorics lumped together in one component and separating out the semiotic layering (i.e. the use of metaphor and metonym) stuck in with the second. On the Sublime
  • Part of this may be cultural — Korean variety shows certainly display a pleasantly anything-goes aesthetic — but my sense is that merely singing in English semiotically signals a certain kind of Muzak quality within a dramatic context. Archive 2008-04-01
  • If these writers possessed some illumination in their own fields-English or Media Studies, say, or Semiotics-the term would be inapplicable.
  • Since the pupillary sphincter is not receiving blood, neither light nor a miotic agent produces miosis.
  • Language-based approaches, such as semiotics, structuralism, and post-structuralism, are not vision-based.
  • The fact that you know enough to make a joke about semiotics tells me you're not as ignorant as you'd like people to believe. THE LAST PLACE
  • Aesthetic; because there is nothing in common between the science of spiritual expression and a _Semiotic_, whether it be medical, meteorological, political, physiognomic, or chiromantic. Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic
  • Karl Barth's theology can thus be accurately described as a semiology, a theological semiotics.
  • To his mind, a semiotician is essentially a sleuth on a mission to divine the truth. Times, Sunday Times
  • ( "How To Make Our Ideas Clear," 1878) But thinking about music in a Peircean way has been largely in the context of semiotics, not logic, or pragmatism, or "pragmaticism. Archive 2008-08-01
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