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sight:

see visionvision,
physiological sense of sight by which the form, color, size, movements, and distance of objects are perceived. Vision in Humans

The human eye functions somewhat like a camera; that is, it receives and focuses light upon a photosensitive receiver, the retina.
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sight

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Mechanical or optical device for aiming a firearm or for laying a gun or launcher in position.
To aim at a target or aiming point.
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sight

i. An optical device for the measurement of drift. See drift indicator.
ii. An aiming device for aiming weapons. It may be a part of a head-up display or a separate unit. It may be fixed, gyro, or electronic. See sight glass (iii).
iii. To make an observation of a heavenly body with a sextant.

sight

1. the power or faculty of seeing; perception by the eyes; vision
2. any of various devices or instruments used to assist the eye in making alignments or directional observations, esp such a device used in aiming a gun
3. an observation or alignment made with such a device
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