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acuity
n. acuteness, keenness (usually of the senses)

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Acuity
Acuity may refer to:
  • Visual acuity, the behavioral ability to resolve fine image details
  • Tactile acuity, the ability to resolve fine spatial details of an object with the sense of touch.
  • Acuity Insurance, an insurance company with headquarters in Sheboygan, Wisconsin
  • Acuity Solutions, a manufacturing consulting company with headquarters in Tigard, Oregon
  • Acuity (Health Care), Level of Care (Full-Time / Quarter Time care per patient). To prioritize patient care based on the acuity of a patient’s presenting symptoms/conditions during triage.
  • , a British coaster
  • ACUITY, an acronym for "Acute Catheterization and Urgent Intervention Triage Strategy"

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WordNet 2.0 Dictionary

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acuity

Noun
1. sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart)
(synonym) visual acuity, sharp-sightedness
(hypernym) sight, vision, visual sense, visual modality
(hyponym) oxyopia
2. a quick and penetrating intelligence; "he argued with great acuteness"; "I admired the keenness of his mind"
(synonym) acuteness, sharpness, keenness
(hypernym) intelligence
(hyponym) steel trap


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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Acuity
(n.)
Sharpness or acuteness, as of a needle, wit, etc.
  

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Dictionary of Medicine

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acuity
noun
sharpness
visual acuity = being able to see objects clearly



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