Thursday, November 11, 2010

Word of the Week #120 - saccade

saccade - [sa-KAHD] - noun

Definition:
1. The movement of the eye when it makes a sudden change, as in reading.
2. The act of checking a horse quickly with a single strong pull of the reins.

Usage:
Sometimes keeping an eye on my kids tests my saccade abilities to the maximum. They are rarely still.

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