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  • n  an instance of visual perception
    the sight of his wife brought him back to reality
    the train was an unexpected sight
  • n  anything that is seen
    he was a familiar sight on the television
    they went to Paris to see the sights
  • n  the ability to see; the visual faculty
  • n  a range of mental vision
    in his sight she could do no wrong
  • n  the range of vision
    out of sight of land
  • n  the act of looking or seeing or observing
  • n  (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
  • v  catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes
    he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge
  • v  take aim by looking through the sights of a gun (or other device)

  • A spectacular new exhibit at the University of California, Riverside raises extraordinary questions about the nature of sight.
  • Many astronauts say that the most spectacular sight they have seen in space is their own planet, a fertile blue ball glowing in a black void.
  • Attends arrival ceremony; sight-seeing Saturday, June 27: Travels to Beijing for formal welcome Sunday, June 28: Sight-seeing; dinner with President Jiang.
News & Articles

  • Iowa family fights disease that has blinded 61 relatives
    A LIFE WITHOUT SIGHT? Bobbi Boline's 1-year-old daughter, Shayle, has big blue eyes and the same chance as her mother of going blind: 50-50. Grandfather Jerry Jackson has been a guiding force for the family, showing them how to live without sight. He's also led the way to helping researchers at the University of Iowa studying the disease that afflicts the family. Video: Blind bike mechanic leads ...
    June 16, 2013 - The Des Moines Register
  • i-Sight Offers Webinar on How to Recognize and Reduce Ethics Risks
    i-Sight Software has announced that it is offering a free training webinar on professional ethics in the workplace. The one-hour webinar will address practical strategies for recognizing and reducing ethical risks in your organization and will be presented on Thursday, June 20th, at 2pm EST, by ethics expert, author and psychologist, Christopher Bauer, PhD. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full ...
    June 13, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Book Notes: 'Sight Reading,' by Daphne Kalotay
    Daphne Kalotay’s new novel, “Sight Reading,” tracks four artists as they come to terms with their art and their lovers and, ultimately, themselves.
    June 13, 2013 - The Canton Repository

  • David Miliband in Reuters India
    The sight of a mass murderer getting a hero's welcome in Tripoli is deeply upsetting, deeply distressing, above all for the 270 families who grieve every day for the loss of their loved ones 21 years ago,British Foreign Secretary David...
  • Ricardo Sanchez in Washington Post
    We're very encouraged that Craigslist is doing the right thing in eliminating its online red light district with prostitution and pornography in plain sight. We'll be watching and investigating critically to make sure this measure is more than just... Richard Blumenthal FOXNews,2933,520032,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHnosF5Xk48n2M7QHBCPqpJCxHqpg May 13, 2009 89988 119679 sight There is no question that America is living a nightmare with no end in sight," Sanchez told a group of journalists covering military affairs.

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