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The instrument measures ocular pressure.
  relating to the eye
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  • The instrument measures ocular pressure.
  • suffers from ocular migraines
  • ocular muscles
  • an ocular spot is a pigmented organ or part believed to be sensitive to light

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  • This, of course, must have been an ocular deception, assisted by the uncertain light.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Young Goodman Brown
  • She was still breathing shallowly; there was no ocular reflex yet.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Give me the ocular proof; Or, by the worth of man’s eternal soul, Thou hadst been better have been born a dog Than answer my wak’d wrath!
    William Shakespeare  --  Othello, the Moor of Venice
  • One of the blades lodged into the assassin’s left ocular opening and stuck there.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • With my eyeglass in my ocular.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • His eyes blink like some annoying spore has found its ocular target.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical

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  • Her back seemed to be endowed with a sensitiveness to ocular beams—even her clothing—so alive was she to a fancied gaze which might be resting upon her from the outside of that barn.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • Miss Stackpole’s ocular surfaces unwinkingly caught the sun.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • Upon the whole, I was sadly vexed and puzzled, but, at length, I concluded to make a virtue of necessity—to dig with a good will, and thus the sooner to convince the visionary, by ocular demonstration, of the fallacy of the opinions he entertained.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Gold-Bug
  • Miss Stackpole’s ocular surfaces unwinkingly caught the sun.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 1
  • But whatever might have been my wish, I was compelled to yield to the weight of ocular demonstration.
    Jules Verne  --  A Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • He then asked Mrs Tickit how long a space of time she supposed there might have been between the two sets of ocular quiverings she had experienced?
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • And, since you’re clearly pretty screwed up in places, ocular and aural adjustments and implants and a full rebuild on skeletal and vascular systems.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Though Donald travels often, raising money to seed new ventures for his latest company, Ocular Research of Boston, he manages to launch a flurry of missives to Cedric.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • But since I was working through my plants, which have an ocular portion so I was watching what was going on, I forgot to turn on the vision plates in the Paw.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • The vision blocks of the Paw were installed prior to the development of standard ocular implants and designed so that a crewman on the Paw could maneuver it in the often complex environment of asteroid mining.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Exposure by mechanical artifice (automatic bed) or individual testimony (concealed ocular witnesses), not yet.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
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