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cleric Tweet Definition of cleric Like Definition of cleric on Facebook
noun 
  1. a clergy member
     
color blindness Tweet Definition of color blindness Like Definition of color blindness on Facebook
noun 
  1. Any of several conditions in which the ability to see colors is impaired.
  2. achromatopsia, Achromatopsia
     
conjunctivitis Tweet Definition of conjunctivitis Like Definition of conjunctivitis on Facebook
noun 
  1. (pathology) an inflammation of the conjunctiva often due to infection.
     
contact lens Tweet Definition of contact lens Like Definition of contact lens on Facebook
noun 
  1. A thin lens, made of flexible or rigid plastic, that is placed directly on to the eye to correct vision, used as an alternative to spectacles, or, if coloured, to change one's eye color cosmetically.
     
convergence Tweet Definition of convergence Like Definition of convergence on Facebook
noun 
  1. the act of moving toward union or uniformity.
  2. a meeting place
We built a homestead at the of two rivers
  1. the intersection of three electron beams for red, green and blue onto a single pixel in a CRT
  2. (mathematics) the process of approaching some limiting value
  3. (physiology) the coordinated focusing of the eyes, especially at short range
  4. (biology) the evolution of similar structures or traits in unrelated species in similar environments; convergent evolution
  5. the merging of distinct technologies, industries, or devices into a unified whole (ex AT&T buying out every other company to have a monopole as they did in the 1980's and have succeeded into doing once more after the recent purchase of cingular.)
     

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