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open sight

noun
1.
(on a firearm) a rear sight consisting of a notch across which the gunner aligns the front sight on the target.
Compare peep sight.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95
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Examples for open sight
  • open sight lines allow for natural surveillance by both students and staff.

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