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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of catching sight of something, especially something unusual or searched for.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • a. & n. from sight, v. t.
  • a shot made to ascertain whether the sights of a firearm are properly adjusted; a trial shot.

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  • noun The act of catching sight of something, especially something searched for
  • verb Present participle of sight.

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

  • noun the act of observing

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  • Also, present participle of the verb 'to sight'. 'They were sighting the object when there was an explosion.'

    October 7, 2011