acuity acuity  /ə ˈkju ə ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a quick and penetrating intelligence
  2. (n) sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart)

Usage(s):

  1. As we age, due to downward slide of visual acuity, we encounter irritants like having difficulty in reading maps in cars and having difficulty in reading menus in restaurants.
  2. It is a well known fact that chess develops mental acuity.
  3. In spite of her advanced age, Cathy enjoys good health and sound mental acuity.

News

  1. Acuity Brands, Inc : To Discuss Fiscal 2013 Third Quarter Results

    ATLANTA, June 12, 2013 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) will host a conference call on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss the Company`s performance for the third quarter of fiscal 2013, ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Find the Lost Dollars

    June Jewell, a CPA and owner of Acuity Business Solutions consulting, says the architectural, engineering and environmental firms she works for easily lose $100,000 each year through inefficient and ineffective practices.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Gilmer Mirror

  3. Regeneron: Study Shows Eylea Improves Vision Acuity in Retina Disease

    Regeneron: Study Shows Eylea Improves Vision Acuity in Retina Disease
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "He made it happen! It was everything about him. It was his selflessness. It was his skill. It was his mental acuity. It was his sense of spacing. It was his hands. It was his touch. It was his brain. It was his personality," Walton wrote....
    on Dec 18, 2008 By: Bill Walton Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Our riders are constantly going through different lighting conditions while training and racing. If we can increase visual acuity and reduce visual fatigue, that gives us a big advantage on the road," said Jonathan Vaughters, CEO of Slipstream...
    on Nov 27, 2009 By: Jonathan Vaughters Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  3. "Determining if Visudyne therapy in combination with Lucentis with or without a steroid is a safe approach for a patient with the neovascular or wet form of AMD to maintain, if not improve visual acuity with fewer numbers of retreatments is an...
    on Dec 16, 2008 By: Henry Hudson Source: Canada NewsWire (press release)

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