Translation: from english

sight entry

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  • sight-reader — ˈsight reader [sight reader sight readers] ; noun • He s an excellent sight reader. Main entry: ↑sight readderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • sight-hole — sightˈ hole noun An aperture for looking through • • • Main Entry: ↑sight …   Useful english dictionary

  • sight-reading — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun 1. a. : the action or an instance of reading at sight b. : the ability to read at sight 2. : material for reading at sight * * * sight reading noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • sight unseen — adverb : without inspection or opportunity of appraisal can t expect him to buy such an expensive place sight unseen * * * sight unseen : without seeing or examining something They bought the house sight unseen. [=they bought the house without… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sight reader — noun : one who reads at sight something that ordinarily requires previous study; specifically : a musician who can read or perform music at first sight of the score * * * sight reader, a person who is skilled in or capable of sight reading music… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sight-sing — verb sing from a score without having seen it before This tenor can sightsing even the most difficult pieces • Syn: ↑sightsing • Topics: ↑performing arts • Hypernyms: ↑sightread, ↑sight read …   Useful english dictionary

  • sight for sore eyes — phrasal : one whose appearance or arrival is an occasion for joy or relief : a gladdening or heartening sight * * * sight for sore eyes A most welcome sight • • • Main Entry: ↑sight …   Useful english dictionary

  • sight gag — noun a joke whose effect is achieved by visual means rather than by speech (as in a movie) • Syn: ↑visual joke • Hypernyms: ↑joke, ↑gag, ↑laugh, ↑jest, ↑jape * * * noun : a comic bit or e …   Useful english dictionary

  • sight screen — Cricket. a white screen set in line with the wicket as an aid to the batsman in seeing the ball when it is bowled. * * * sight screen noun (cricket) A large (usu white) screen placed on the boundary behind the bowler, providing a backdrop against …   Useful english dictionary

  • at first sight — adverb immediately (Freq. 2) it was love at first sight • Syn: ↑at first glance * * * adverb : without investigation or analysis : offhand, immediately, superficially …   Useful english dictionary

  • Course Setting Bomb Sight — The CSBS Mk. IX mounted in a Fairey Battle. The bomb aimer is sighting through the white ring shaped backsights to the pin shaped foresights (just visible against the armoured cable) and holding the bomb release switch in his right hand. The… …   Wikipedia

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