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sight line

1. In an auditorium, an imaginary, uninterrupted straight line drawn between the eye of a spectator and the stage area; if such a line is impeded by a column, the overhang of a balcony, etc., vision is restricted.
2. The line of intersection of a transparent material with an opaque material.
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The physics of the Rizal Monument is such that the obelisk, the statue and its sight line constitute an integrated unit.
Better access, Better sight lines, better use of land full stop
Even after moving the access road further to the west, the intersection does not have sufficient sight lines based on 65-to-70-mph speeds, Access Engineering's Michael Weishar said in a written report.
I immediately expressed to them the opportunities for what could happen with the powerful sight lines and forms created by the house," says Orr.
The MPBR, where the bullet is three inches below the sight line, will be about 295 yards.
Because of the inherent strength provided by its shape and construction, the structure does not have to be supported by columns that take up space and block sight lines.
For instance, designers may choose to implement the infrared receiver in a computer monitor, where a user is more likely to point a remote control device, as opposed to the computer itself, which might rest out of the user's sight line.
Expanding the sight line for 2007 is the King Cobra with magnification lens and the King Cobra Pendulum.
When the laser passes through a gas plume, the methane absorbs a portion of the light, which the RMLD then detects, making it possible to detect methane leaks along the sight line without always having to walk the full length of the service line.
Sight lines for vehicles turning left onto Highway 1 from Highway 48 are improved because there are no longer slow moving vehicles that may block the sight line of fast moving vehicles on Highway 1, which can result in "t-bone" collisions.
the sight line from the World Financial Center to the water," Carey said.