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Definition of blind spot noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


    blind spot

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  1. 1 an area that someone cannot see, especially an area of the road when they are driving a car The rearview mirror helps to reduce blind spots on both sides of the car. I almost hit that motorcycle—it was in my blind spot.
  2. 2if someone has a blind spot about something, they ignore it or they are unwilling or unable to understand it I have a blind spot where math is concerned.
  3. 3the part of the retina in the eye that is not sensitive to light
  4. 4an area where a radio signal cannot be received
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: blind spot