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
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Translations

telescopic sight

n (on gun) → collimatore m
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