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cross hair

or cross·hair (krôs′hâr′, krŏs′-)
n.
Either of two fine strands of wire crossed in the focus of the eyepiece of an optical instrument and used as a calibration or sighting reference.

crosshair

(ˈkrɒsˌhɛə)
n
(General Engineering) either of the two fine mutually perpendicular lines or wires that cross in the focal plane of a theodolite, gunsight, or other optical instrument and are used to define the line of sight. Also called: crosswire
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The Eliminator II has the same body, but it uses a different crosshair pin for the pendulum, and it doesn't have a lighted bead.
The ROG Crosshair IV Extreme with the HYDRA 200 is based on the AMD 890FX chipset.
You put the main horizontal crosshair on the top of the target and then count down the number of bars to the bottom of the target.
The concession areas included in the LOI are located in Salta, Catamarca and Chubut provinces, and will be 100 percent owned by Crosshair on the closing of the transaction.
Mark Ludwig, president and chief executive officer of Crosshair stated that the area's mineral resource potential brings out a significant opportunity for the firm.
About 15 years ago, a man named Tom Smith approached me with a new reticle incorporating holdover bars below the main horizontal crosshair, designed to take advantage of the ballistic flight of bullets with a factor designation.
With the rifle zeroed dead on at 100 yards with the intersection of the crosshairs, group center points of impacts were 10 1/2 inches below point of aim at 150 yards and 21 1/2 inches low at 200.
These results are significant because the samples representing the average grade of the mineralized zone achieved an average 77 percent extraction," said Mark Ludwig, Crosshair President and Chief Executive Officer.
Or the shooter can simply put his rifle in a stationary position and watch the bull move relative to his crosshair, which is not moving.
However, because the center of the crosshair is fine, subtending about one minute of angle at 100 yards, this reticle works well for sighting in, extreme long range shooting and all light conditions.
Another new sight, the Cross Dot sight, has been designed for shooters who have always liked the concept of crosshair sights but have been looking for an improved combination of durability and brightness.
The mineral resource potential of this land package represents an incredible opportunity for us," said Mark Ludwig, Crosshair President and Chief Executive Officer.