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(Appearance), noun apparency, curiosity, effect, exposure, figure, front, glance, guise, impression, inspection, ken, mien, object, panorama, perception, perspective, phenomenon, prospect, regard, respect, scene, scrutiny, show, spectacle, view, vision, vista

sight

(Condition), noun complexion, eyesore, fright, look, mess

sight

(Eyesight), noun eyeshot, field of view, line of sight, range or scope of vision, visualization

sight

verb behold, contemplate, descry, detect, distinguish, espy, gape, gaze, glimpse, look, look on or upon, notice, observe, peek, peer, perceive, recognize, regard, scan, scrutinize, see, set one's sights, set or lay eyes on, spot, spy, study, survey, view, take in, witness
See also: appearance, detect, discern, look, manifestation, notice, observe, perceive, perception, phenomenon, recognize, scene, spy, witness

SIGHT, contracts. Bills of exchange are frequently made payable at sight, that is, on presentment, which might be taken naturally to mean that the bill should then be paid without further delay; but although the point be not clearly settled, it seems the drawee is entitled to the days of grace. Beaw. Lex Mer. pl. 256; Kyd on Bills, 10; Chit. on Bills, 343-4; Bayley on Bills, 42, 109, 110; Selw. N. P. 339.
     2.-The holder of a bill payable at sight, is required to use due diligence to put it into circulation, or have it presented for acceptance within a reasonable time. 20 John. 146; 7 Cowen, 705; 12 Pick. 399 13 Mass. 137; 4 Mason, 336; 5 Mason's 118; 1 McCord, 322; 1 Hawks, 195.
     3. When the bill is payable any number of days after sight, the time begins to run from the period of presentment and acceptance, and not from the time of mere presentment. 1 Mason, 176; 20 John. 176.

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Some later model Glock night sights are staked in but they're only slightly more difficult.
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A weapon equipped with a DiOP Clip On Night Sight gives our troops a significant advantage over the ordinary street terrorist in owning the night," noted Paul Parkas, DiOP President.
By far, our two biggest problems are with the helmet mount for the AN/PVS-14 night sight and the sight mount for the rail system on the M16 rifle, M4 carbine and M249 machine gun.
Improved features include a de-horned stainless steel slide with Siglite Night Sight and a contrast rear sight over a light weight black hard-anodized alloy fame with a rounded triggerguard and dust cover.
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TRT is programme manager for the MIRA thermal imaging night sight of the Euromissile Milan anti-tank missile, with Marconi Space and Defence Systems in the UK, and Siemens in Germany, as partners.