Definitions

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  • noun The optical axis of a directional antenna.

Etymologies

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bore +‎ sight

Examples

  • While down to the LGS everyone was getting their deer rifles boresighted, so like a dummy i reached over and told the gent. to boresight mine.

    What We Can Learn From Lefty

  • While down to the LGS everyone was getting their deer rifles boresighted, so like a dummy i reached over and told the gent. to boresight mine.

    What We Can Learn From Lefty

  • So I accepted the rifle, filled out the ATF form, had the gunshop mount and boresight a Leupold Mark II compact 3x9 scope (very lightweight, but good optics quality), affixed a sling to the rifle, and took the 8lb, 1 oz. fully-equipped rifle home.

    Rifles of Interest, Vol. 1

  • It's all fun and games until someone forgets to pull out the boresight.

    Field & Stream

  • So on the way home I thought about his book and realized that the gentleman had tried to boresight my rifle at 26 yds and with the obj.,, lense set at 1000yd the crosshairs will move.

    What We Can Learn From Lefty

  • So I accepted the rifle, filled out the ATF form, had the gunshop mount and boresight a Leupold Mark II compact 3x9 scope (very lightweight, but good optics quality), affixed a sling to the rifle, and took the 8lb, 1 oz. fully-equipped rifle home.

    Rifles of Interest, Vol. 1

  • So on the way home I thought about his book and realized that the gentleman had tried to boresight my rifle at 26 yds and with the obj.,, lense set at 1000yd the crosshairs will move.

    What We Can Learn From Lefty

  • It's all fun and games until someone forgets to pull out the boresight.

    Field & Stream

  • No need to have a collimater or pay someone to adjust your scope when you can boresight it yourself.

    Bases and Rings, and Other Bad Things

  • I use my lead sled because i want to accurately boresight and sight my own guns.

    The Lead Sled--America's Shame?

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