coincidence rangefinder


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coincidence rangefinder

[kō′in·sə·dəns ′rānj‚fīnd·ər]
(optics)
An optical rangefinder in which one-eyed viewing through a single eyepiece provides the basis for manipulation of the rangefinder adjustment to cause two images of the target or parts of each, viewed over different paths, to match or coincide.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Caption: Before laser rangefinders, some shooters used Barr & Stroud coincidence rangefinders for long shots.