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Cataract - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Cataract' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Cataract [ n.]
- A great fall of water over a precipice; a large waterfall.
- An opacity of the crystalline lens, or of its capsule, which prevents the passage of the rays of light and impairs or destroys the sight.
- A kind of hydraulic brake for regulating the action of pumping engines and other machines; -- sometimes called dashpot.