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Sight

Definition of sight:

part of speech: verb

To aim a gun by a sight.

part of speech: noun

The visual faculty ; impressions of outward things conveyed to the brain by means of retina and optic nerves.

part of speech: verb

To catch sight of.

part of speech: noun

Sense or act of seeing; view; faculty of seeing; object seen; spectable; piece of metal on a gun to assist the aim.

part of speech: verb

To see with the eye; to find by looking; as, to sight a distant object; to direct by means of an aiming device; as, to sight a gun.

part of speech: noun

The power of seeing; the act of seeing; a view; vision; that which is seen; something remarkable or worth seeing; the limit of the power of the eye; visibility; as, out of sight; insight; opportunity for study; as, to get a sight into the great man's methods; a small piece of metal, fixed or movable, on a firearm to guide the eye in aiming; the aim so taken.

part of speech: noun

Act of seeing: view: faculty of seeing: that which is seen: a spectacle: space within vision: examination: a small opening for looking through at objects: a piece of metal on a gun to guide the eye in taking aim.

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