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The meaning of Cataract

Cataract – definition


A medical condition in which the lens of the eye becomes progressively opaque, resulting in blurred vision.

Usage examples:

She had cataracts in both eyes

A large waterfall.

Usage examples:

The river descends in a succession of spectacular cataracts

An area of the eye that changes to become unclear, causing a person not to see well, or this condition of the eye

Cataract translation into English

Cataract: translate from English into Chinese

Translate cataract into Chinese (Simplified)}
白内障, 瀑布, 瀑, 洪流, 眚, 翳眼

Cataract: translate from English into Dutch

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Staar, Grauwe staar, Stortvloed, Grote waterval

Cataract: translate from English into French

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Cataract: translate from English into German

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Katarakt, Grauer star, Stromschnelle

Cataract: translate from English into Hindi

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मोतियाबिंद, मोतियाबिन्द, प्रपात, मुक्ताबिंद, जल-प्रपात

Cataract: translate from English into Italian

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Cataratta, Cateratta

Cataract: translate from English into Korean

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백내장, 내장, 큰 폭포, 수력 절등기

Cataract: translate from English into Russian

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Катаракта, Катаракт, Водопад, Поток, Помутнение хрусталика, Тормоз, Демпфер, Масляный тормоз, Сильный ливень, Большой водопад, Гидравлический регулятор

Cataract: translate from English into Spanish

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Word origin

late Middle English (in the sense ‘floodgate’): from Latin cataracta ‘waterfall, floodgate’, also ‘portcullis’ (medical cataract (sense 1) probably being a figurative use of this), from Greek

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