Definition of blind spot noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    blind spot

    BrE BrE//ˈblaɪnd spɒt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈblaɪnd spɑːt//
    Radio broadcasting, Motoring problems and accidents, Driving
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  1. 1an area that somebody cannot see, especially an area of the road when they are driving a car The rear-view mirror helps to reduce blind spots on both sides of the car. See related entries: Motoring problems and accidents, Driving
  2. 2if somebody has a blind spot about something, they ignore it or they are unwilling or unable to understand it I have a blind spot where maths 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 related entries: Radio broadcasting
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: blind spot