Associations to the word «Cataract»

Wiktionary

CATARACT, noun. (obsolete) A waterspout
CATARACT, noun. A large waterfall; steep rapids in a river.
CATARACT, noun. A flood of water
CATARACT, noun. An overwhelming downpour or rush
CATARACT, noun. (pathology) A disease of the eye causing its opacity and, unless treated, leading to blindness.

Dictionary definition

CATARACT, noun. An eye disease that involves the clouding or opacification of the natural lens of the eye.
CATARACT, noun. A large waterfall; violent rush of water over a precipice.

Wise words

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery