back|sight

back|sight «BAK SYT», noun.
a sight or reading taken in a backward direction or to a previous station in surveying.

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  • Sight & Sound Theatres — is a Christian theater company based in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, operating the Millennium Theatre and Living Waters Theatre in Strasburg, Pennsylvania.Glenn and Shirley Eshelman started Sight Sound in the summer of 1975, with a 10 week… …   Wikipedia

  • Back — (b[a^]k), n. [AS. b[ae]c, bac; akin to Icel., Sw., & LG. bak, Dan. bag; cf. OHG. bahho ham, Skr. bhaj to turn, OSlav. b[=e]g[u^] flight. Cf. {Bacon}.] 1. In human beings, the hinder part of the body, extending from the neck to the end of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sight reading — is the reading and performing of a piece of written music, specifically when the performer has not seen it before. Sight singing is often used to describe a singer who is sight reading.Terminologyight ReadingAuthors in the music literature… …   Wikipedia

  • Sight — (s[imac]t), n. [OE. sight, si[thorn]t, siht, AS. siht, gesiht, gesih[eth], gesieh[eth], gesyh[eth]; akin to D. gezicht, G. sicht, gesicht, Dan. sigte, Sw. sigt, from the root of E. see. See {See}, v. t.] 1. The act of seeing; perception of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sight draft — Sight Sight (s[imac]t), n. [OE. sight, si[thorn]t, siht, AS. siht, gesiht, gesih[eth], gesieh[eth], gesyh[eth]; akin to D. gezicht, G. sicht, gesicht, Dan. sigte, Sw. sigt, from the root of E. see. See {See}, v. t.] 1. The act of seeing;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sight — ► NOUN 1) the faculty or power of seeing. 2) the action or fact of seeing someone or something. 3) the area or distance within which someone can see or something can be seen. 4) a thing that one sees or that can be seen. 5) (sights) places of… …   English terms dictionary

  • sight — [sīt] n. [ME siht < OE (ge)siht < base of seon, to SEE1] 1. a) something seen; view b) a remarkable or spectacular view; spectacle c) a thing worth seeing usually used in pl. [the sights of the city] …   English World dictionary

  • Sight & Sound — (ISSN|0037 4806) is a British monthly film magazine published by the British Film Institute (BFI). The Independent newspaper has described it as highbrow but accessible . Sight Sound was first published in 1932 and in 1934 management of the… …   Wikipedia

  • sight|see — «SYT SEE», intransitive verb, transitive verb, saw, seen, see|ing. to go around to see objects or places of interest: »We all swam,…sailed a little, sightsaw, and constructed castles in the sand (Moira Keenan). Eight tour buses a day visit the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sight & Sound — Sight Sound ist eine britische Filmzeitschrift, die vom British Film Institute (bfi) monatlich herausgegeben wird. Sight Sound kam erstmals 1932 heraus. Seit 1934 tritt das bfi als Herausgeber der Zeitschrift auf. Ursprünglich erschien sie nur… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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