Long-sight
Long-sight Long"-sight, n. Long-sightedness. --Good. [1913 Webster]

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  • long sight — toliaregystė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. long sight; long sightedness vok. Übersichtigkeit, f; Weitsichtigkeit, f rus. дальнозоркость, f pranc. hypermétropie, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • long sight — noun Brit. the abnormal inability to see things clearly if they are relatively close to the eyes …   English new terms dictionary

  • long sight — noun : hyperopia …   Useful english dictionary

  • long´-sight´ed|ness — long sight|ed «LNG SY tihd, LONG », adjective. 1. seeing distant things more clearly than near ones; farsighted. 2. Figurative. having foresight; wise: »Her long sighted notion of a society not solely based on war and agriculture... (Manchester… …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-sight|ed — «LNG SY tihd, LONG », adjective. 1. seeing distant things more clearly than near ones; farsighted. 2. Figurative. having foresight; wise: »Her long sighted notion of a society not solely based on war and agriculture... (Manchester Guardian).… …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-sight·ed — …   Useful english dictionary

  • not by a long sight — adverb definitely not the prize is by no means certain and that isn t all, not by a long sight • Syn: ↑by no means, ↑not by a blame sight • Ant: ↑by all means (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • by a long sight, — (usu. with a negative) to an extreme degree: You haven t finished yet by a long sight[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • not by a long sight — not at all …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sight — [sīt] n. [ME siht < OE (ge)siht < base of seon, to SEE1] 1. a) something seen; view b) a remarkable or spectacular view; spectacle c) a thing worth seeing usually used in pl. [the sights of the city] …   English World dictionary

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