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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sight  \Sight\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Sighted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  1.  To  get  sight  of  to  see  as  to  sight  land;  to  sight  a 
  wreck.  --Kane. 
  2.  To  look  at  through  a  sight;  to  see  accurately;  as  to 
  sight  an  object,  as  a  star. 
  3.  To  apply  sights  to  to  adjust  the  sights  of  also  to  give 
  the  proper  elevation  and  direction  to  by  means  of  a  sight; 
  as  to  sight  a  rifle  or  a  cannon. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sighting  \Sight"ing\, 
  a.  &  n.  from  {Sight},  v.  t. 
  {Sighting  shot},  a  shot  made  to  ascertain  whether  the  sights 
  of  a  firearm  are  properly  adjusted;  a  trial  shot. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  act  of  observing;  "several  sightings  of  enemy  troops 
  were  reported" 

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