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(dŭb′l) [L. duplus, twofold]
Duplicate, or combining two qualities.
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Q. what is the cause for double vision

A. Double vision, or diplopia, as it's called, may be due to many conditions, including disorders of the muscles of the eye (extra-ocular muscles) and the nerves controlling them, disorders of the eye ball (enlarged eyeball as in Graves' ), and sometimes disorders of vision.

Diplopia may manifest important conditions, so consulting a doctor (e.g. neurologist or ophthalmologist) may be wise.

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Q. I have fibromyalgia and am having terrible vision problems...double, blurred, feel off blance.Is this common?

A. Blurry vision is not a usual symptom in fibromyalgia. If you are experiencing this on a permenant basis you should see a doctor- either a neurologist or an ophthalmologist to rule out other vision conditions that might be causing this.

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Here's the bottom line on Pakistan's alleged double-dealing. After 9/11, the US threatened to "bomb Pakistan back to the Stone Age" unless it turned against Taleban, the religious, anti-Communist movement, and opened Pakistan to US military forces and intelligence operations.
"There was no conspiracy, no cover-up, no double-dealing, no deal on oil, no attempt to instruct Scottish ministers, no private assurances by me to Colonel Gaddafi," Mr Brown told an audience in Birmingham.
"They stand accused of double-dealing, saying one thing to the Libyans and something else to the Americans."Aa
"We were absolutely clear throughout with the Libyans and everyone else that this was a decision for the Scottish government." Opposition Conservative leader David Cameron said earlier that Britain faced accusations of "double-dealing" over the release of the convicted bomber, Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, promising one thing to Libya and another to the United States.
FURIOUS Mansion chief negotiator David Kinsman has accused Manchester United of "double-dealing" after the Red Devils pulled the plug on a world record sponsorship deal.
But good old Uncle Henry showed the lobbyists the door, and said he would have no part with such double-dealing.
But how many of us realize that the patriotic "gunboat" musicals popular at the turn of the century regularly put wily, double-dealing Japanese villains before the public?
The intricate web of backstabbing and double-dealing that was begun in the first two volumes (A Game of Thrones and A Clash of Kings) of the series continues.
The first story, Settling Accounts, has guns, double-dealing, more than a dash of whisky, plus a suitcase of cash.
This is where the friendship becomes complicated and a lifetime of intrigue and double-dealing begins.
Theory, as anyone who's dabbled in it knows, is itself promiscuous, double-dealing, sexaholic, and a chronic masturbator.
I quickly learned the industry is under pressure.' Amazingly, it was above a horseracing story, not as Muttley expected, yet another story on greyhound racing's backstabbing and double-dealing. What a pleasant surprise.