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blind spot

blind spot

 
pronunciation:
blaInd spat
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small area in the eye, where the optic nerve enters the retina, that is insensitive to light.
definition 2: an area nearby but which, or in which, one cannot see or hear what is happening, such as an area behind an automobile in motion that the driver cannot see through a rear-view mirror, or an acoustically dead spot in an auditorium.
definition 3: a subject on which one is blinded by ignorance or prejudice.
definition 4: an area of poor reception of radio signals.