Sighting instrument | Article about sighting instrument by The Free Dictionary
sighting instrument[′sīd·iŋ ‚in·strə·mənt]
A device or an instrument designed to aid in the pointing of a weapon.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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