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Noun1.crosshairs - a center of interest; "the war on terrorism has put Saddam Hussein in the crosshairs"
center of attention, centre of attention, center, centre - the object upon which interest and attention focuses; "his stories made him the center of the party"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
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Not only must a shooter contend with choosing between first-focal-plane (FFP) reticles and second-focal-plane (SFP) reticles, they also have to choose between traditional crosshair and so-called "Christmas tree" or "holdover" models.
Field testing with Digital Crosshairs 1000SL starlight prototype has produced good results in open fields and urban areas at night.
There is nothing ambiguous about crosshairs," she said.
Britain's car workers have been caught in the crosshairs of the government's botched handling of Brexit, mounting economic uncertainty and ministers' demonisation of diesel, which, along with the threat of a 'no deal' Brexit, is damaging consumer confidence.
Illumination is provided by one CR2032 battery, and when activated there is a bright red dot in the center of the crosshairs. The reticle has five day/four low light/two night vision settings.
A laser collimator doesn't need crosshairs, so you just need to drill the holes for your laser mounting screws.
What the forensic pathologist doesn't realise is his findings put him in the crosshairs of the Like an Oscar love letter, there's a star buried under make-up, a David-vs-Goliath story and even a big speech at the end.
If we aim at the same target at 200 yards, the tip of the bottom post will be 12 squares below the crosshairs. This ratio of distance-to-reticle (angle) is consistent with range: At 300 yards the distance from crosshairs to post will subtend 18 inches, at 400 yards 24 inches, at 500 yards 30 inches, and so on.
Well the Chelsea boss has been at it again, aiming another dig at the Reds, with Luis Suarez in his crosshairs.
Next, paying close attention to not budge the rifle, look through the scope and move the crosshairs to match where the bore is pointed.
As time to avoid massive federal budget cuts grew shorter this winter, APHA urged Congress to find a balanced approach to deficit reduction that would not put public health in the crosshairs.
The popular site with more than 100 million members as of January 2013 was where the photo of a Palestinian boy with his head in the crosshairs of a sniper rifle was shared.