Definition of Snellen chart

1. Noun. Display consisting of a printed card with letters and numbers in lines of decreasing size; used to test visual acuity.

Generic synonyms: Display, Presentation



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snellen Chart

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Snake River
Snape
Snares penguin
Snares penguins
Snark
Snead
Sneddon
Sneddon's syndrome
Sneddon-Wilkinson disease
Snell's law
Snellen
Snellen's sign
Snellen's test types
Snellen chart
Snellen test
Snickers
Snickometer
Snickometers
Sno-cat
Snoopy
Snopes
Snopesed
Snopesing
Snorlax
Snow White
Snow procedure
Snowdon

Literary usage of Snellen chart

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1. The Pedagogy of Physical Training, with Special Reference to Formal Exercises by Charles Ward Crampton (1922)
"Test: The snellen chart is to be used to estimate acuteness of vision. ... The snellen chart should be hung in a good light (preferably the back of the ..."

2. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"The nine lines on a snellen chart, therefore, represent acuities of: In meters In feet 1 6/60 20/200 2 6/36 20/120 3 6/24 20/80 4 6/J8 20/60 5 6/12 20/40 6 ..."

3. The Eyesight of school children by J. H. Berkowitz (1920)
"Allports modification of the snellen chart. This contains the usual test letters with the addition in each line of at least one letter for illiterates. ..."

4. Cleveland Hospital and Health Survey by Cleveland Hospital Council (1920)
"The snellen chart as generally used is one of a number of false gods before which a succession of company officials reverently bow. ..."

5. Cleveland Hospital and Health Survey by Cleveland Hospital Council (1920)
"The snellen chart as generally used is one of a number of false gods before which a succession of company officials reverently bow. ..."

6. Healthful Living: Based on the Essentials of Physiology for High-school Pupils by Jesse Feiring Williams (1919)
"Place the snellen chart a distance of 20 feet from the observer. Have it placed at the level of the eyes FIG. 205. — Test for astigmatism. Reading distance. ..."

7. Healthful Living, Based on the Essentials of Physiology: For High School Pupils by Jesse Feiring Williams (1919)
"Place the snellen chart a distance of 20 feet from the observer. Have it placed at the level of the eyes Fio. 205. — Test for astigmatism. Reading distance. ..."

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