open sight
noun Date: 1591 a firearm rear sight having an open notch

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Open sight — Sight Sight (s[imac]t), n. [OE. sight, si[thorn]t, siht, AS. siht, gesiht, gesih[eth], gesieh[eth], gesyh[eth]; akin to D. gezicht, G. sicht, gesicht, Dan. sigte, Sw. sigt, from the root of E. see. See {See}, v. t.] 1. The act of seeing;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • open sight — noun rear gunsight having an open notch instead of a peephole or telescope • Hypernyms: ↑gunsight, ↑gun sight * * * noun : a firearm rear sight having an open notch instead of a peephole or a telescope * * * (on a firearm) a rear sight consisting …   Useful english dictionary

  • open sight — (on a firearm) a rear sight consisting of a notch across which the gunner aligns the front sight on the target. Cf. peep sight. [1585 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lugano Open Sight One Bedroom Apartment — (Лугано,Швейцария) Категория отеля: Адрес: Via Vanoni 25, 6 …   Каталог отелей

  • Sight — (s[imac]t), n. [OE. sight, si[thorn]t, siht, AS. siht, gesiht, gesih[eth], gesieh[eth], gesyh[eth]; akin to D. gezicht, G. sicht, gesicht, Dan. sigte, Sw. sigt, from the root of E. see. See {See}, v. t.] 1. The act of seeing; perception of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sight draft — Sight Sight (s[imac]t), n. [OE. sight, si[thorn]t, siht, AS. siht, gesiht, gesih[eth], gesieh[eth], gesyh[eth]; akin to D. gezicht, G. sicht, gesicht, Dan. sigte, Sw. sigt, from the root of E. see. See {See}, v. t.] 1. The act of seeing;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sight — Synonyms and related words: Anschauung, aim, aim at, airscape, amazement, angle, angle of vision, assumption, astonishing thing, astonishment, atrocity, attitude, awe inspiring, baboon, bag, barrel, basis, batch, behold, bend, blemish, blot,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sight — n 1. vision, eyesight, eyes. 2. range or field of vision, eyeshot, eyereach, ken, view; gaze, look; inspection, scrutiny. 3. glimpse, brief look, look, glance, Fr. apercu, Scot. glisk, Fr. coup d oeil, Inf. once over, Inf. looksee, Sl. gander,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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  • Open carry — is shorthand terminology for openly carrying a firearm in public. In the United States, the degrees of legality of open carry varies. Formal definitions Open carry the act of publicly carrying a firearm in plain sight . Plain sight broadly… …   Wikipedia

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