boresight(redirected from Bore sight)
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A telescopic device utilizing a boresighting reticle to align the axis of a weapon with a target; it is attached to the exterior of a weapon barrel or tube by a mount.
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To align a gun or another device by optical sighting on a target. Boresight angle is the angle through which a seeker can pick up and successfully engage a target.
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