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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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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").
A Muslim-American soldier, who declined to be named due to fears of persecution, said he was "ashamed" and "horrified" by the writings on the gunsights of weapons he used during deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Although the A-1C and its radar differed radically from the gunsights it superseded, spare parts, spare components, and test equipment did not reach the Far East until mid-1951.
The USAMU supplies the SDM rifles, ammunition and Advanced Combat Optical Gunsights for the SDM classes.
The fleeting thought of Blair and Chirac eyeing eachother through the gunsights of destroyers came t o mind.
Dresden, though undefended, had factories making gunsights.
Jean, who was born in the Scottish capital, was working in a factory making gyroscopes for gunsights.
I remember every pair of binoculars and all our telescopes and gunsights were trained in a certain direction.
Dubbed the 'boffins behind the beaches', staff at research centres across the UK developed pioneering new technology for the operation, including radar, photo reconnaissance and specialist gunsights.
During World War II, Rolyn was totally involved in designing and building B-25 bombsights, flight level indicators, gunsights, skid indicators, radar control indicators and similar devices which was invaluable experience in producing and distributing quality products for today's optical market.
Those opposed to war will quite rightly fear for the safety of ordinary Iraqi people caught up in the gunsights of the most powerful army ever assembled.
But whether we avoid war for the moment or not, this military machine will keep fixing more targets around the globe in its gunsights.