Definition of "saccade" [sac•cade]

  • (noun) A rapid intermittent eye movement, as that which occurs when the eyes fix on one point after another in the visual field.
  • (noun) the movement of the eye when it makes a sudden change of fixation, as in reading
  • (noun) a sudden check given to a horse

Use "saccade" in a sentence

  • "That can be attributed to something called a saccade—a fast movement of the eye that lasts between 20 and 200 milliseconds."
  • "The brain sends instructions to the eyes, the eyes respond with movement (called a saccade)."
  • "Nishigaki and Arai have turned to blind spot position and the so-called saccade response for their biometric."

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