American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An imaginary line from the eye to a perceived object.
- n. An unobstructed path between sending and receiving antennas.
- n. A straight line along which an observer has a clear view.
- n. weaponry The line which passes through the front and rear sight, at any elevation, when they are sighted at an object.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Firearms) the line which passes through the front and rear sight, at any elevation, when they are sighted at an object.
- n. an imaginary straight line along which an observer looks
“She stepped out of Belegir's line of sight and dropped the blanket, stepping into her jeans and zipping them up tight.”
“Quivering, a curling, animate vine worked its way into his line of sight and hung there, a bright green question mark.”
“ The crowd around them cleared, and Kamahl got what he'd been waiting for, a line of sight on the justicar.”
“Hauptmann Lekschat arranged each tank carefully so that it had a clear line of sight and an open field of fire.”
“Discreetly, the SWAT teams, locked and loaded, moved to holding points just out of line of sight of the house.”
“But I was pretty sure there had been no black Lincoln in my line of sight at any point.”
“We send the choppers forward as scouts and flankers, making sure they stay in line of sight to the tanks.”
“Their mission proved that course-correction maneuvers could be done out of line of sight and out of communications with Earth, that a craft could be tracked from an immense distance, and that it could successfully orbit the Moon and return.”
“Skellum wasn't sure what Yewma had bewitched them with, but the druid was careful to leap out of their line of sight once she had opened the box.”
“From where he stood, he had a clear line of sight to the Chancellor, surrounded by his dark-suited entourage.”
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