telescopic sight

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telescopic sight

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a telescope mounted on a rifle, etc, used for sighting
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Noun1.telescopic sight - gunsight consisting of a telescope on a firearm for use as a sighttelescopic sight - gunsight consisting of a telescope on a firearm for use as a sight
gunsight, gun-sight - a sight used for aiming a gun
Translations

telescopic sight

n (on gun) → collimatore m
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Several of my blog readers wondered how the pistol could be held to shoot with a rifle scope attached.
I went with a factory Thompson Center, non-custom shop, 14" barrel, a rifle scope and then tried every load out there.
Roa fired about 10 shots while arguing with the property owner over the ownership of a rifle scope, then about 17 more after deputies arrived at the scene in response to a report of a dispute involving gunfire.
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I installed a Nikon 3-9X 40mm Prostaff Target EFR air rifle scope.
This stabilised package includes a camera with wide angle and rifle scope view, as well as a medium-wave infrared camera.
Viewed through the gun man's high-powered rifle scope to the steady beat of his breathing, the massacre sends shivers down the spine as shots ring out and figures tumble like rag dolls to the ground.
The majority of the rifle hunters with whom I've had the chance to hunt claim to have zeroed their rifle scope to shoot an inch high at 100 yards.
The main departures from Galileo's telescope used today on a rifle scope are the incorporation of a reticle--crosshairs, T-post or whatever used to provide a consistent aiming point--windage and elevation adjustment for the zero of the reticle, and a sturdy mounting system.
To mix it up, nearly all weapons have an alternative fire mode, which is nothing new but is executed well here, especially the way your avatar flips between the rifle scope and close-range laser sight on some rifles.