from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The range of vision; sight.

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  • n. range of vision, a distance in which something is visible
  • n. range

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Range, reach, or glance of the eye; view; sight.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Sight; view; range of vision; glance of the eye.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the range of the eye


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  • Ouch! Why does this sound so much more painful than earshot?

    October 3, 2008

  • He heaped me up and pressed me down with civilities, especially within eyeshot of our common patron.

    - Lesage, The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane, tr. Smollett, bk 8 ch. 5

    October 3, 2008