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The ability of the eye to focus on near or far objects by changing the shape of the lens.
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Word Entries at Word Info: “accommodation
accommodation (s) (noun), accommodations (pl)
1. Something that meets a need; a convenience; such as, a room or building to live in.
2. A seat, a compartment, or a room on a public vehicle.
3. A reconciliation or a settlement of opposing views or the modification of actions in response something.
4. The automatic adjustment in the focal length of the lens of the eye to permit retinal focus of images of objects at varying distances.
5. A financial favor, such as a loan of money; especially, by a financial institution as a favor to someone before a formal credit arrangement is made.