sightread

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Verb[edit]

sightread (third-person singular simple present sightreads, present participle sightreading, simple past and past participle sightread)

  1. To perform (music or other art) without rehearsal but on first viewing of a text.
    I can sightread really simple music, but hard pieces need a lot of practice so I don't have to stop and figure out what I'm doing.