Squint

Observation hole in wall or room.
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squint

[v] - be cross-eyed 2. [v] - partly close one`s eyes
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Squint

observation hole in wall or room
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Squint

A hole cut in a wall or pier to allow the main altar to be viewed from where it otherwise could not be seen.
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Squint

A hole through a pier or wall so that the high altar could be seen from a place where otherwise the view would be blocked.
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squint

a hole cut through stonework to allow a view of the high altar from a location that could otherwise not see it: also called a hagioscope
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squint

In architecture, a slanting aperture cut through the walls of the chancel in certain medieval churches, so as to make the elevation of the Host visible from a side chapel. It is...
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Squint

A hole in a wall usually to allow sight of the altar. Also called Hagioscope
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Squint

Squint adjective [ Confer Dutch schuinte a slope, schuin , schuinisch , sloping, oblique, schuins slopingly. Confer Askant , Askance , Asquint .] 1. Looking obliquely. Specifically (Medicine) , not having the optic axes coincident; -- ...
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Squint

Squint intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Squinted ; present participle & verbal noun Squinting .] 1. To see or look obliquely, asquint, or awry, or with a furtive glance. « Some can squint when they wil...
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Squint

Squint transitive verb 1. To turn to an oblique position; to direct obliquely; as, to squint an eye. 2. To cause to look with noncoincident optic axes. « He . . . squints the eye, and makes the harelid.» Shak.
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Squint

Squint noun 1. The act or habit of squinting. 2. (Medicine) A want of coincidence of the axes of the eyes; strabismus. 3. (Architecture) Same as Hagioscope .
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Squint

Squint intransitive verb To have an indirect bearing, reference, or implication; to have an allusion to, or inclination towards, something. « Yet if the following sentence means anything, it is a squinting toward hypnotism.» The Forum.
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squint

1. <ophthalmology> To see or look obliquely, asquint, or awry, or with a furtive glance. Specifically, not having the optic axes coincident; said of the eyes. To have the axes of the eyes not coincident; to be cross-eyed. ... 2. To deviate from a true line; to run obliquely. ... Synonym: strabismus. ... Origin: Cf. D. Schuinte a slope, schuin...
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squint

noun the act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed
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squint

(skwint) strabismus.
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Squint

• (v. i.) To have an indirect bearing, reference, or implication; to have an allusion to, or inclination towards, something. • (v. t.) To cause to look with noncoincident optic axes. • (v. i.) To deviate from a true line; to run obliquely. • (v. i.) To have the axes of the eyes not coincident; -- to be cross-eyed. • (n.) Th...
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Squint

an opening, often arched, through an internal wall of a church providing an oblique view of the altar.
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Squint

In architecture a squint or hagioscope is an opening through the wall of a church in an oblique direction, for the purpose of enabling persons in the transepts or aisle to see the elevation of the Host at the high altar. The usual situation of these openings is on one or both sides of the chancel-arch, and there is frequently a projection, like a l...
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squint

a property of an antenna such that the beam axis or the directional null departs slightly from a specified axis such as the direction perpendicular to the aperture or the intended direction of the beam axis or directional null of the antenna NOTE - Squint is often the undesired result of a defect in an antenna; in certain cases however it is design...
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squint

squint: see strabismus.
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squint

Type: Term Pronunciation: skwint Definitions: 1. To suffer from strabismus. Synonyms: strabismus
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squint

Common condition in which one eye deviates in any direction. A squint may be convergent (with the bad eye turned inwards), divergent (outwards), or, in rare cases, vertical. A convergent squint is also called cross-eye. There are two types of squint: paralytic, arising from disease or damage involving the extraocular muscles or their nerve ...
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Squint

Squint, means to look with the eyes partly closed. It may also refer to: ...
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Squint

[antenna] In a phased array or slotted waveguide antenna, squint refers to the angle that the transmission is offset from the normal of the plane of the antenna. This deflection can be caused by: ...
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