AskDefine | Define seeing

Dictionary Definition

seeing adj : having vision, not blind

Noun

1 perception by means of the eyes [syn: visual perception, beholding]
2 normal use of the faculty of vision [syn: eyesight, sightedness]

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English

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. Having vision; not blind.

Translations

having vision; not blind

Conjunction

seeing
  1. Inasmuch as; in view of the fact.
    Seeing that the word was missing, I thought that I would add it.

Translations

inasmuch as; in view of the fact

Noun

  1. The action of the verb to see; eyesight.
  2. The movement or distortion of a telescopic image as a result of turbulence in the Earth's atmosphere.

Translations

the action of the verb to see; eyesight
the movement or distortion of a telescopic image as a result of turbulence in the Earth's atmosphere

Verb

seeing
  1. present participle of see

Extensive Definition

The word seeing can mean more than one thing:
  • In common usage, the word means visual perception
  • Astronomical seeing, the blurring effects of air turbulence in the atmosphere
  • In the occult seeing refers to "the sight" or the ability to see auras or to predict the future; see fortune-telling
  • Seeing (novel), the English title of José Saramago's 2004 novel Ensaio sobre a Lucidez
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