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polyopia

 [pol″e-o´pe-ah]
visual perception of several images of a single object.

pol·y·o·pi·a

, polyopsia (pol'ē-ō'pē-ă, -op'sē-ă),
The perception of several images of the same object.
Synonym(s): multiple vision
[poly- + G. ōps, eye]

pol·y·o·pi·a

, polyopsia (pol'ē-ō'pē-ă, -op'sē-ă)
The perception of several images of the same object.
Synonym(s): multiple vision.
[poly- + G. ōps, eye]

polyopia

The perception of multiple images of a single object.

polyopia 

A condition in which more than one image of a single object is perceived. It may be double vision but more commonly it is multiple vision. Irregular ocular refraction as in some cataracts may sometimes be the cause. Syn. multiple vision. See diplopia; triplopia.
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By combining multiple visions and voices, writers create what Bakhtin called intentionally hybrid, internally dialogic language that fulfills a social purpose by reflecting human relationships even when the subject matter is impersonal and technical."
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Division can be defined as having two visions; if you have multiple visions in your organization, you will have division and it is unlikely that the group will accomplish anything great.
Part I demonstrates that Romantic Spenserianism is continuous with, and a deepening of, the eighteenth century's responses to Spenser and that 'multiple visions of him competed and overlapped throughout both periods'.
Comprising multiple visions of houses, fields, a graveyard, and an apparent industrial site and based variously on observation, recollection, invention, or all three, the growing accumulation of drawings is competently though not fastidiously rendered in pencil and ink as well as other materials like foil tape.
When "The Moon from Any Window" ends, "Only in such pure outpouring / is there room for all this night," we again find the metaphor of "outpouring," the mixing together of multiple visions into a single unified whole.
I nipped to the loos and got a bit of a fright when I started seeing not just double, but multiple visions of myself.

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