Meaning of saccade

sac•cade

Pronunciation: (sa-käd', su-), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of checking a horse quickly with a single strong pull of the reins.
  2. the series of small, jerky movements of the eyes when changing focus from one point to another.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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