sight line
noun Date: 1753 a line extending from an observer's eye to a viewed object or area (as a stage) <
a theater with excellent sight lines
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  • Sight line — PP The line of sight between a subject and the object they are looking at …   Audio and video glossary

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  • Sight Line — F/A/V An imaginary line that is drawn between a subject and the object that he/she is looking at …   Audio and video glossary

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  • line of vision — noun an imaginary straight line along which an observer looks (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑line of sight • Hypernyms: ↑line * * * : a straight line joining the fovea of the eye with the fixation point * * * Ophthalm. a straight line that connects the fovea… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sight — n. & v. n. 1 a the faculty of seeing with the eyes (lost his sight). b the act or an instance of seeing; the state of being seen. 2 a thing seen; a display, show, or spectacle (not a pretty sight; a beautiful sight). 3 a way of looking at or… …   Useful english dictionary

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