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sighting shot[′sīd·iŋ ‚shät]
Trial shot, fired to find out whether the sights are properly adjusted.
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Pedro Matias missed several good chances and Merson needing a few sighting shots
before hitting the target.
The second set of five score shots have a 5-minute time period but with no more sighting shots
Instead the pressure built and built, with sub Pedro Matias missing several good chances and Merson himself needing a few sighting shots
before he finally was ready to hit the target.
After a couple of sighting shots
wide in the ditch, I became accustomed to the very long ignition lag and put five rounds into a 5" cluster freestanding at 30 yards.
These are sighting shots
for the shoot-out in March.
There is an immovable sight-in target that allows unlimited sighting shots
to get adjustments on target.