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The act of catching sight of something, especially something unusual or searched for: a sighting of a whale in the harbor; a reported sighting of a UFO.
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an occasion on which something is seen
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Actual visual contact. Does not include other contacts, which must be reported by type, e.g., radar and sonar contacts. See also contact report.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Noun||1.||sighting - the act of observing; "several sightings of enemy troops were reported"|
landfall - the first sighting of land from the sea after a voyage (or flight over water)
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sighting[ˈsaɪtɪŋ] N → observación f
further sightings of the missing girl have been reported → se sabe que la chica desaparecida ha sido vista en más ocasiones
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
sighting[ˈsaɪtɪŋ] n (= spotting) → cas m
The National Weather Service has reported several tornado sightings in Illinois → La météorologie nationale a fait état de plusieurs cas de tornade dans l'Illinois.sight-read [ˈsaɪtriːd] (MUSIC)
vi → déchiffrer
vt → déchiffrer
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
sighting[ˈsaɪtɪŋ] n → avvistamento
several sightings have been reported → si è avuta notizia di diversi avvistamenti
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995