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foresight

[′fȯr‚sīt]
(engineering)
A sight or bearing on a new survey point, taken in a forward direction and made in order to determine its elevation.
A sight on a previously established survey point, taken in order to close a circuit.
A reading taken on a level rod to determine the elevation of the point on which the rod rests when read. Also known as minus sight.

Foresight

(graphics, tool)
A software product from Nu Thena providing graphical modelling tools for high level system design and simulation.
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What's so astounding is that [Sor Juna] was so foresightedly ahead of her time; she lived what many men, and some women, live through today: in youth, the fever of the culture itself; later, the flavor of fruit overripe in the mouth; and at the end, the contrite search for that simple glass of water that is eternal Christlike humility.
Are they foresightedly worsening the present family condition in attempting to secure surviving children to care for them decades later?
Roosevelt foresightedly commented that the pollution of the Hudson presented "one of the most perplexing and serious problems affecting the life and health of the people of the State.