meaning of acuity

acuity meaning in General Dictionary

Sharpness or acuteness as of a needle wit etc

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  • sharpness of eyesight; the aesthetic capacity to resolve details (usually assessed by a Snellen chart)
  • a quick and acute cleverness
  • Sharpness or acuteness, as of a needle, wit, etc.

acuity meaning in Etymology Dictionary

early 15c., from Middle French acuit


acuity meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

The property to be razor-sharp; in veterinary medication, usually refers to the quality of an animal's sight.


acuity meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Sharpness or acuteness, as of a needle, wit, etc.