The word blind is a noun. Blind means (1) something that keeps things out or hinders sight, (2) a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters), (3) something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity, (4) people who have severe visual impairments.
Blind is also a verb that means (1) make dim by comparison or conceal, (2) make blind by putting the eyes out, (3) render unable to see.
Blind is also an adjective that means (1) unable or unwilling to perceive or understand, (2) not based on reason or evidence.
Blind is also an adjective that means (1) unable to see.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word blind.
Browse this blind organization directory for information about blind organizations throughout the United States of America. The photograph on this page depicts a blind man sitting on a park bench with his cane and seeing-eye dog.
Window blinds are available in various materials, most notably natural wood, composite wood, faux wood, aluminum, and vinyl. Learn more with this guide to window blind materials.
Check out this blinds retailer directory for information about window blind and door blind retailers in the United States. The close-up photo on this web page depicts wood blinds.
Freedom Scientific produces assistive and adaptive technology for individuals who are blind, or how low vision or learning disabilities. The website contains information about products that can take notes, translate documents into Braille, screen magnification devices, and the accessories which go with these products. Also online are links to support services and training.
The following articles provide recent blind-related news.
Thomas Panek became the first blind runner to complete the New York City Half Marathon, finishing the 13.1-mile race on Sunday in just under two-and-a-half hours, The Hill reported.
Newsmax. Sunday, 17 Mar 2019 16:58:58 EDT.
People left blind by retinal degeneration have one option: electronic eye implants. Neuroscientists have now developed an alternative: gene therapy that, in tests, restored vision in blind mice. ...
Science Daily. Friday, 15 Mar 2019 09:58:08 EDT.
A "virtual human" suddenly steps out at a blind bend, but the engineer in the Volvo car's driving seat on the test track doesn't flinch, leaving it to software to take evasive action.
Reuters. Thursday, 14 Mar 2019 14:03:43 -0400.
What is it about technology startups that leads people to cut corners, ignore ethical concerns and disregard the social consequences of their activities? And why do investors, the media and much of the public turn a blind eye?
By Derek Lidow, Contributor. Forbes. Monday, 11 Mar 2019 05:00:00 -0400.
A company that designs and develops musical instruments for people with physical disabilities has created a conductor's baton which allows the visually-impaired to follow its movements. ...
Voice of America. Sunday, 10 Mar 2019 18:13:00 -0400.