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cross hair

[′krȯs ‚her]
(engineering)
An inscribed line or a strand of hair, wire, silk, or the like used in an optical sight, transit, or similar instrument for accurate sighting.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In conjunction with the offering, Crosshair will pay a cash commission as well as issue broker warrants to the agent, exercisable until 23 November 2012 at an exercise price of USD0.70 per unit.
Both sights are very quiet and are available in black or camo finish with beads or crosshair pins.
With the rifle zeroed dead on at 100 yards with the intersection of the crosshairs, group center points of impacts were 10 1/2 inches below point of aim at 150 yards and 21 1/2 inches low at 200.
With the rifle solidly rested and the target aligned in the center of the bore (black bullseye targets are best for this), rotate the scope adjustment knob until the crosshair is pointing at the center of the target--with the target still centered in the rifle's bore.
This variable riflescope features 1X magnification for close-in shots for tactical shooters and dangerous-game hunters, and up to 4X, with a choice of several post and crosshair reticle options.
Crosshair Exploration & Mining Corporation (TSX V: CXX) (AMEX: CXZ), a Canada-based company that explores for mineral resources, has closed a business combination with Target Exploration and Mining Corporation (TSX V:TEM) (Target).
On second focal plane reticle scopes, the parallax adjustment or distance focus and focusing the crosshair are independent of one another.
Raise the gun and put the sight between your eyes and the target and the crosshair will ease into the proper position through simple eye-hand co-ordination.
The 3-2-1 is a "triplex" reticle design (also available without the self-illumination feature), which consists of relatively thick outer posts that first step down to an intermediate width and then down to a conventional thin-wire crosshair in the center with the same minute-of-angle subtension as a typical duplex reticle.
Another new sight, the Cross Dot sight, has been designed for shooters who have always liked the concept of crosshair sights but have been looking for an improved combination of durability and brightness.