Online Google Dictionary

sight 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/sīt/,
Font size:

sights, plural;
  1. Manage to see or observe (someone or something); catch an initial glimpse of
    • - tell me when you sight London Bridge
    • - the unseasonal sighting of a cuckoo
  2. Take aim by looking through the sights of a gun
    • - she sighted down the barrel
  3. Take a detailed visual measurement of something with or as with a sight

  4. Adjust the sight of (a firearm or optical instrument)

Noun
  1. The faculty or power of seeing
    • - Joseph lost his sight as a baby
    • - a sight test
  2. The action or fact of seeing someone or something
    • - I've always been scared of the sight of blood
  3. The area or distance within which someone can see or something can be seen
    • - he now refused to let Rose out of his sight
  4. A person's view or consideration
    • - we are all equal in the sight of God
  5. A thing that one sees or that can be seen
    • - John was a familiar sight in the bar for many years
    • - he was getting used to seeing unpleasant sights
  6. Places of interest to tourists and visitors in a city, town, or other place
    • - she offered to show me the sights
  7. A person or thing having a ridiculous, repulsive, or disheveled appearance
    • - “I must look a frightful sight,” she said
  8. A device on a gun or optical instrument used for assisting a person's precise aim or observation


  1. an instance of visual perception; "the sight of his wife brought him back to reality"; "the train was an unexpected sight"
  2. spy: catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes; "he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge"
  3. anything that is seen; "he was a familiar sight on the television"; "they went to Paris to see the sights"
  4. take aim by looking through the sights of a gun (or other device)
  5. the ability to see; the visual faculty
  6. a range of mental vision; "in his sight she could do no wrong"
  7. Sight is a horror movie released on 20 April 2008 directed by Adam Ahlbrandt.
  8. A sight is an optical device used to assist aim by guiding the eye and aligning it with a weapon or other item to be pointed. Various forms of sights exist, such as iron sights, laser sights, reflex sights, peep sights, and telescopic sights. ...
  9. Sight is a DVD released in 2005. The film is a recording of a two day concert run by Keller Williams in November 2004 at Mr. Small's theater facility in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ...
  10. David Clement-Davies (1964–) is a British writer of fantasy fiction. He is best known as being the author of the highly acclaimed animal fantasy books The Sight, Fire Bringer and Fell (sequel to The Sight).
  11. The Sight is a novel written by David Clement-Davies about a pack of wolves. The pack members are: Huttser, Palla, Khaz, Kipcha, Brassa, Bran, Larka and Fell, though Kar joins later.
  12. The Sight is the first installment of the Warriors: The Power of Three series by Erin Hunter was released April 24, 2007. This book was recommended as Children's Summer reading by the Washington Post Children's Book Club.
  13. the ability to see; something seen; something worth seeing; a device used in aiming a projectile, through which the person aiming looks at the intended target; a great deal, a lot; frequently used to intensify a comparative; to visually register; to get sight of (something); to take aim at
  14. (SIGHTS) Front and rear components used to align a firearm with its intended target
  15. (SIGHTS) A pair of metal rings attached to the side or top of a followspot which enables the operator to accurately line up the beam (by looking down the length of the followspot through the rings) before turning it on. See GHOSTING.
  16. (Sights) A means of reference that guides the shooter when aiming the firearm. Modern firearms usually have attached sights.
  17. (Sights) Any mechanical sight may be used. Range finding and floating aimpoint are forbidden.
  18. (Sights) The term given to the special sales held by D.T.C. 10 times a year where parcels of rough diamonds are presented the D.T.C. sight-holders (of which there are approximately 138 worldwide) for purchase.
  19. is a noun meaning "view": The sight of the New York City skyline is spectacular.
  20. The intelligence that guides understanding. Since understanding is in general ability, MH's basic point here is that ability involves a kind of intelligence. ...
  21. An opening in a helm or visor for the user to see through.  An eye hole.
  22. A quick sight of the board." A general reference to the ability of someone to quickly see or calculate tactical threats.
  23. a navigational observation of some heavenly body.
  24. a device used by the crew to aim guns or bombs at their targets
  25. A bill payable at sight is payable on presentation to the drawee, ie on demand.