blind spot


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Synonyms for blind spot

a subject about which you are ignorant or prejudiced and fail to exercise good judgment

the point where the optic nerve enters the retina

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The reading experience of The Blind Spot is full of fascinating examples: Melville's Moby Dick, Kafka's The Castle and The Trial, Henry James's The Turn of the Screw, and some equally canonical tales: "Bartleby, the Scrivener" by Melville himself, "Wakefield" by Hawthorne, "The Duel" by Joseph Conrad, and "The South" by Jorge Luis Borges.
But as the jury found, something being in your blind spot is no defence to careless driving.
Segmentation of global automotive blind spot detection by end-market
Similarly, in Before Happiness, I wrote that we all have mental blind spots that distort our perspective about aspects of our lives or work, impairing our decision-making and judgment.
A motorist's blind spot is big enough for a minivan to disappear from view, and not be picked up by a glance over the shoulder.
Perhaps as a result of those blind spots, the vast majority of respondents indicated that their company's focus on FX exposure management is growing, and they expect that trend to continue over the next year or two (see Figure 2, below).
Not only do drivers have a natural blind-spot, the car also partially blocks the view farther to the right of the natural blind spot, where the support for the windshield and hood connect to the body of the car.
The narrow market perspective that has dominated the field of economics since the time of Adam Smith has had a blind spot when it comes to addressing fundamental questions about work, workers, and working conditions, argues Perelman (economics, California State U.
Infiniti's coupe crossover, the EX, will get an extra safety boost for 2011 with the arrival of a new blind spot warning system.
INFINITI'S coupe crossover the EX will get an extra safety boost for 2011 with the arrival of a new Blind Spot Warning system.
Dilks' team later identified where the blind spot was for each volunteer's other eye, and then presented an image of a square right next to it.
If your blind spot is: Take these steps: Not stopping to think Recognize thinking opportunities.
Under the new directive, "a retrofitting of existing heavy goods vehicles with blind spot mirrors could save more than 1,200 lives on European roads between now and 2020", claimed a council memorandum, which added that current cost of retrofitting mirrors "should in principle not present a huge financial burden and is estimated at Euro 100/150" (GBPounds 67/101).
The compromise between the Council and the European Parliament foresees that the Commission makes up a study three years after the text's date of entry into force about accidents due to a blind spot, and involving other vehicles.
Here's someone who seems to hold deep libertarian principles, but he has a blind spot a mile wide on the drug war.