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correspondence

 [kor″ĕ-spon´dens]
the condition of being in agreement or conformity.
retinal correspondence the state concerned with the impingement of image-producing stimuli on the retinas of the two eyes.

cor·re·spon·dence

(kōr'ĕ-spon'dents),
In optics, those points on each retina that have the same visual direction.

correspondence

/cor·re·spon·dence/ (kor″is-pon´dins) the condition of being in agreement or conformity.
anomalous retinal correspondence  a condition in which disparate points on the retinas of the two eyes come to be associated sensorially.
normal retinal correspondence  the condition in which the corresponding points on the retinas of the two eyes are associated sensorially.
retinal correspondence  the state concerned with the impingement of image-producing stimuli on the retinas of the two eyes.

correspondence

(in ophthalmology) the relationship between corresponding points on each retina. The simultaneous stimulation of the points results in the sensation of viewing a single object.

cor·re·spon·dence

(kōr'ĕ-spon'dĕns)
optics The points on each retina that have the same visual direction.

cor·re·spon·dence

(kōr'ĕ-spon'dĕns)
optics the points on each retina that have the same visual direction.

correspondence,

n written or typed communication between two individuals or groups of individuals.
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The discovery of that conspiracy is the ruin of the superintendent, and that discovery is the result of the correspondence with England: this is why Colbert wished to have that correspondence.
The correspondence of the prisoner, which had been found, with his Diary, in the locked bed-table drawer, was produced next.
In the second case, the correspondence so carelessly thrown aside might, for all a stranger knew to the contrary, prove to be of some importance in the future.
With that comforting reflection, he drew out a battered tin cash-box from the inner recesses of the drawer, and locked up the stolen correspondence to bide its time.
After replacing the journal and the correspondence in the case, the one paper left on the table was a letter.
Perhaps it may be possible to modify this notion of formal correspondence in such a way as to be more widely applicable, but if so, the modifications required will be by no means slight.
To begin with, the simple type of correspondence we have been exhibiting can hardly occur when words are substituted for images, because, in word-propositions, relations are usually expressed by words, which are not themselves relations.
Franklin Blake agrees to Miss Clack's proposal, on the understanding that she will kindly consider this intimation of his consent as closing the correspondence between them.
But the police came to inquire if the student Haldin ever received any correspondence at the University and took them away.
On returning home I opened the newspaper I receive from London, and glancing down the correspondence from Russia--not the telegrams but the correspondence--the first thing that caught my eye was the name of Haldin.
In the meantime, however, I was cunning enough not to give the least room to any in the family to suspect me, or to imagine that I had the least correspondence with this young gentleman.
He saw me warm and serious, and he changed his style immediately; he told me he was sorry I should have such a thought of him; that he had never given me the least occasion for it, but had been as tender of my reputation as he could be of his own; that he was sure our correspondence had been managed with so much address, that not one creature in the family had so much as a suspicion of it; that if he smiled when I told him my thoughts, it was at the assurance he lately received, that our understanding one another was not so much as known or guessed at; and that when he had told me how much reason he had to be easy, I should smile as he did, for he was very certain it would give me a full satisfaction.