Meaning of “cataract” in the English Dictionary

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cataractnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkæt̬·əˌrækt/

cataract noun [ C ] (EYE CONDITION)

an area of the eye that changes to become unclear, causing a person not to see well, or this condition of the eye

cataract noun [ C ] (FALLING WATER)

a place in a river where the water falls to a lower level

(Definition of “cataract” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)