from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The art, or pretended art, of sighting ships or land at great distances.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Naut.) The power or act of discovering ships or land at considerable distances.
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- noun obsolete The supposed ability to
detectincoming ships, before they come into visual range, by studying certain atmospheric effects.
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