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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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If the foresighted entrepreneurs take up the additional fiduciary media, as argued by Hulsmann, the question is how they are going to use it without distorting the current structure of production.
How does Randers, the life-long worrier and sceptic about humanity's ability for foresighted collective action, arrive at a forecast that pushes ecological Armageddon out towards the far horizon?
We can thank our lucky stars that foresighted Americans, starting around 1970, built the institutions to protect our air and water.
Demand for a Cwricwlum Cymreig led to the then Education and Skills Minister taking the foresighted decision to order a review of the teaching of Welsh History in 2012 and the establishment of a Welsh History Review Group led by Dr Elin Jones, due to be published in September this year.
It is a matter of being foresighted instead of changing the strategic decisions of every government.
Hindus being shrewd and foresighted, adopted the policy of cooperation as they did in the past and approved English language from day one.
The university had been quite foresighted in developing information technology in educating and training the work force in the information technology centre (ITC).
While there was one side that ventured into a foresighted approach of research, development and exploring opportunities, there was another - of near-sightedness, of living with a fear of its core business being cannibalized and underestimating the power of the digital bomb that would eventually jeopardize Kodak's very existence.
To any foresighted person, this would be a boon to the area.
TATTERSALLS' most-successful December Foal Sale since the 2007 pre-recession renewal finished in Newmarket last night with a day on which the foresighted racing and breeding buyers dominated top-end trade.
The idea of determining how many homes will be needed in the area, and over what period (26,200 by 2028) is both foresighted and intelligent and is what every local authority should be doing.