sighting

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sighting (plural sightings)

  1. The act of catching sight of something, especially something searched for.
    There will be a small prize for the first sighting of a seal.
    • 1961 December, “Planning the London Midland main-line electrification”, in Trains Illustrated, page 719:
      However, many people—including railwaymen—are only beginning to realise how great is the amount of civil engineering work necessary to achieve adequate clearances for high-voltage overhead equipment under bridges and tunnels; what is involved in the re-signalling needed to permit the increased throughput of traffic (in some places it is unavoidable, to afford better sighting of signals obscured by overhead electrical gear); [...].

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sighting

  1. present participle of sight

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