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|Noun||1.||gun-sight - a sight used for aiming a gun |
battle sight, battlesight - an arrangement of sights that makes possible the rapid aiming of a firearm at short ranges
gun - a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
open sight - rear gunsight having an open notch instead of a peephole or telescope
panoramic sight - gunsight (a telescopic device for an artillery piece) that can be rotated horizontally in a full circle
peep sight - rear gunsight having an adjustable eyepiece with a small aperture through which the front sight and the target are aligned
sights - an optical instrument for aiding the eye in aiming, as on a firearm or surveying instrument
sight setting - the adjustment of a gunsight for elevation and windage on a particular range under favorable light conditions
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