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gunsight

[′gən‚sīt]
(ordnance)
A mechanical or optical device for aiming a firearm or for placing a gun or rocket launcher in position; based on the principle that two points (the observer's eye and a suitable mark in the instrument) in fixed relation to each other may be brought in line with a third (the target).
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LETHAL* USApache attack helicopter CASUAL HORROR The pilot's gunsights lock on to a figure in the middle of a road who is then engulfed in a fireball which kills him
Other Trijicon gunsight models featured references to 2 Corinthians 4:6 (in which God makes "light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of the glory of God"); Matthew 5:16 (in which Jesus urges all to "let your light shine before people, that they may see your good deeds and praise God in heaven"); and Revelation 21:23 (in which the New Jerusalem "does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and the Lamb is its lamp").
The Ministry of Defence said it was not aware of the significance of the markings on the advanced combat optical gunsights (ACOGs) when it placed an order for 400 from US firm Trijicon.
The British Ministry of Defense meanwhile announced it had placed an order for 400 of the gunsights with Trijicon but added it had not been aware of the significance of the inscriptions, in a decision criticized by the opposition Liberal Democrat party.
You want the 48 WJS sight for the Model 70, according to the book Old Gunsights & Rifle Scopes by Nick Stroebel (Gun Digest Books, 700 East State Street, lola, WI 54990, 715/445-2214, www.
The A-1B gunsights, with the AN/APG-5C radar, were provided as factory installed equipment beginning with the third production run of 333 F-86A's starting with aircraft serial number 49-007.
There seemed to be no question about what the tank crew could really see through their telescopic gunsights as they aimed at Shana.
Always on the premises, he joined the leaders four out and led on the bridle over the second-last, but it wasn't until the elbow, when he looked round to see Paul Carberry storming into the gunsights, that he went for the heavy manners and threw all that strength and need at Comply Or Die.
WITH the Festival looming ever larger in the gunsights it's worth remembering that, away from all the hype and hoopla of the big races, there is the small matter of making a few quid that has to be addressed.
Specialist glass was produced for scientific purposes, incandescent lightbulbs, toughened glass for such things as miners' safety lamps, and optical glass for gunsights.
Beyond all good work in building up a company that had come into the gunsights of a determined buyer, he unabashedly admitted that he "got hit with the lucky stick.