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General Crossword Questions for “averted”

  • Prevented Green taking a bearing in time
  • Avoided different English advert

Encyclopedia

  • Averted vision is a technique for viewing faint objects which uses peripheral vision. Averted vision works because there are no rods (cells which detect dim light in black and white) in the fovea: a small area in the center of the eye. — “Averted vision - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Averted vision is within the scope of WikiProject Astronomy, which collaborates on articles related to Astronomy on Wikipedia. Suggesting averted vision might improve threshold visibility by 3-4 magnitudes, a factor. — “Talk:Averted vision - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • < Talk:Averted vision. Jump to: navigation, search. The article appears to be based on more folklore than fact. Suggesting averted vision might improve threshold visibility by 3-4 magnitudes, a factor of 15 to 40 in brightness seems unrealistic. — “Talk:Averted vision/Comments - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Omnipotent {Jove} averted this, and removed both them and {such} wickedness; and placed them, carried through vacant space with a rapid wind, in the heavens, and made them neighboring Constellations. — “Metamorphoses” by Ovid
  • He himself, persuaded he was conducting the instrument of his glory, led home by the hand him who had been the utter destruction of his good name; whom Camilla received with averted countenance, though with smiles in her heart. — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes
  • "A fight would be averted if Don Diego de Espinosa were to go aboard his brother's ship, and by his presence and assurances inform the Admiral that all is well with the Cinco Llagas, that she is indeed still a ship of Spain as her flag now announces. — “Captain Blood” by Rafael Sabatini
  • There was some fear hindering her, and Deronda, wishing to relieve her timidity, averted his face. — “Daniel Deronda” by George Eliot
  • "I know you think me ungrateful," Rebecca continued, coming out of the window, and once more looking at him and addressing him in a low tremulous voice. "Your coldness, your averted looks, your manner when we have met of late–when I came in just now, all proved it to me. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • He heaved a deep breath, opened the door a little wider, and with half-closed eyes and averted head, walked quickly in, determined that he would not look even once upon the dead man. Then, stooping down and taking up the gold-and-purple hanging, he flung it right over the picture. — “The Picture of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde

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