crosshair

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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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90% after the break, with inflation and central bank tightening risks back in the stock market's cross-hairs.
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Align your scope cross-hairs, red dot sight or even your adjustable sights and you're close enough to be on-target for finer adjustment on the range.
If yesterday in those areas of Romania people simply did not know what it means to be in the cross-hairs, then today we will be forced to carry out certain measures to ensure our security," Putin said at a joint news conference in Athens with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.
A 9 magnitude quake is in the cross-hairs as we move towards a disaster of epic proportions.
One of Russian President Vladimir Putin's most loyal allies has stirred fear among Kremlin critics by releasing a video showing opposition leader Mikhail Kasyanov in the cross-hairs of a sniper's rifle.
It is incumbent on the police - who insist they have dealers in the cross-hairs - to muster the resources to stamp out this blight.
According to a circular issued by the provincial Home Department here on Saturday, RAW has weaved a plan to assassinate PM Nawaz Sharif while a number of other prominent personalities in Pakistan are also in RAW's cross-hairs.
The two bomb explosions in Bangkok -- on Monday and yesterday -- have once again brought Thailand back into the cross-hairs of terrorist activity and it could not have come at a more inopportune time for the country given its recent political upheavals.