Couching

[ophthalmology] Couching is the earliest documented form of cataract surgery. As a cataract is a clouding in the lens of the eye, couching is a technique of dislodging the lens, thus removing the opacity. Although couching is no longer part of ophthalmic surgical practice, it was a precursor to modern cataract surgery and pars plana vitrect...
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Couching

In embroidery, couching and laid work are techniques in which yarn or other materials are laid across the surface of the ground fabric and fastened in place with small stitches of the same or a different yarn. The couching threads may be either the same color as the laid threads or a contrasting color. When couching threads contrast with laid thre...
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Couching

Couch'ing noun 1. (Medicine) The operation of putting down or displacing the opaque lens in cataract. 2. Embroidering by laying the materials upon the surface of the foundation, instead of drawing them through.
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couching

<ophthalmology, procedure> An obsolete operation for cataract, consisting of displacement of the lens into the vitreous cavity out of the line of vision. ... Origin: Fr. Coucher, to lay down, to put to bed ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Couching

• (n.) The operation of putting down or displacing the opaque lens in cataract. • (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Couch • (n.) Embroidering by laying the materials upon the surface of the foundation, instead of drawing them through.
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Couching

Couching was an old operation for a cataract, which consisted in passing a needle into the eye, and with it pushing the lens out of its place to leave the pupil of the eye clear.
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Couching

In costume, couching is the decoration of a garment with cords or braids stitched onto the surface of the work.
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Couching

Technique that involves tacking down a fiber on top of the material to create curves and circles in your design.
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