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  • n. an optical instrument which establishes an optical line or axis for the purpose of aiming a weapon

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sight{9} attached to a gun, used for aiming it at the target. Same as sight{9}.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The rear sight of a small arm or cannon, marked with graduations corresponding to various ranges. See sight, 12.

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

  • n. a sight used for aiming a gun
  • n. a sight used for aiming a gun


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