panoramic sight

panoramic sight
gunsight (a telescopic device for an artillery piece) that can be rotated horizontally in a full circle
Hypernyms: ↑gunsight, ↑gun-sight

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: a telescopic device for laying an artillery piece for direction that permits the gunner to sight in any direction without moving his head and has an azimuth scale permitting any setting from 0 to 6400 mils

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an artillery sight that can be rotated horizontally in a full circle.

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panoramic sight noun
A gun sight that can be rotated, so enabling the user to fire in any direction
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Main Entry:panorama

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panoramic sight,
a periscopic gunsight, usually fitted with a telescopic lens, by which a wide view can be obtained and which may be manipulated to sight in any direction.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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