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 technology works through radar located in the truck's taillights and notifies the driver of the presence of vehicles in the truck's blind spots until they pass, through a light on the side rear-view mirror.
"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.
"In busy traffic, it's very easy to lose sight of vehicles when they move into your blind spot," says Ford's driver assistance technologies guru Dr Torsten Wey.
The RSA's Noel Brett said: "These findings point to the presence of larger than normal blind spots on 4x4 vehicles and this means there is a greater risk of these drivers not seeing that pedestrian or cyclist."
THE EUROPEAN Parliament's transport committee is pushing for a binding deadline of June 30, 2008, for retrofitting heavy lorries in operation since 2000 with blind spot mirrors.
HF: You title the second Torus and Sphere piece, the final one in the gallery, Blind Spot Reversed [2003-2005].
Volvo's BLIS (Blind Spot Indicator System) places a digital camera that takes 25 pictures per second in each door mirror housing.
Clearly, semi-final winners Arleswood Spirit and, particularly, Blind Spot are big dangers, but El Verdi was beaten just over a length by the former after finding trouble on Saturday and certainly has claims of reversing the form.
Smith is the wildly entertaining aristocratic snob at the center of this circle of tea-sipping "Scorpioni," a woman whose disdain for all things not quite British enough goes hand in glove with a gaping blind spot for Mussolini's swaggering braggadocio.
Finally, the model divides altered states of consciousness into three stages: the perception of geometric shapes (which often shimmer or undulate next to an arc-shaped blind spot in the visual field), an interpretation of the shapes as representative of actual objects or organisms, and-in the deepest stage of trance-a full-blown hallucination of an apparently real experience.
A new winder-speed sensing option for one gravimetric system is said to make it the first to "see" past this traditional blind spot.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 6, 2019-: Global Blind Spot Solutions Market Report 2019 with Historical & Forecast Revenue Data (2016-2027)