any of the lines of sight between the spectators and the stage or playing area in a theater, stadium, etc.: Some of the sightlines are blocked by columns.
Also, sight line.

1915–20; sight + line1 Unabridged
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sightline (ˈsaɪtˌlaɪn)
an uninterrupted line of vision, as in a theatre, etc, or from a vehicle joining a road

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Example sentences
Nobody wants those big transmission towers in their sightline.
It is intended that the panning provided match the architectural details, as closely as possible, in sightline and profile.
The sightline requirements of the two games are quite different.
Requires crossed sightline access, and sensitive, wide-band detectors.
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