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sighted

adjective
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
partially sighted
▪ Reading aids have been provided for partially sighted pupils.
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADVERB
partially
▪ Now teachers and parents have got together to start a toy library for blind and partially sighted children.
▪ The braille workshop in Gloucester prison is designed to rehabilitate inmates, as well as helping blind and partially sighted children.
▪ All year round we help blind and partially sighted people living near you!
▪ Keep it warm A warm, friendly voice is especially reassuring if a partially sighted person can't see your expression.
▪ He hit 83 year old partially sighted pensioner, Ivor James and trapped him against a wall.
▪ Disability glare is rarer and affects some low vision or partially sighted people.
▪ Tape copies are available free of charge to blind and partially sighted people.
▪ These cause special problems for many partially sighted people who must be shown how to negotiate them.
■ NOUN
people
▪ All year round we help blind and partially sighted people living near you!
▪ Even those few with more severe visual handicaps will operate as sighted people.
▪ Disability glare is rarer and affects some low vision or partially sighted people.
▪ Tape copies are available free of charge to blind and partially sighted people.
▪ These cause special problems for many partially sighted people who must be shown how to negotiate them.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ All year round we help blind and partially sighted people living near you!
▪ Even those few with more severe visual handicaps will operate as sighted people.
▪ Now teachers and parents have got together to start a toy library for blind and partially sighted children.
▪ The braille workshop in Gloucester prison is designed to rehabilitate inmates, as well as helping blind and partially sighted children.
▪ Various funding agencies including Sight Savers are promoting integrated education enabling blind and sighted children to accept and adjust to each other.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Sighted

Sight \Sight\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sighted; p. pr. & vb. n. Sighting.]

  1. To get sight of; to see; as, to sight land; to sight a wreck.
    --Kane.

  2. To look at through a sight; to see accurately; as, to sight an object, as a star.

  3. To apply sights to; to adjust the sights of; also, to give the proper elevation and direction to by means of a sight; as, to sight a rifle or a cannon.

Sighted

Sighted \Sight"ed\, a. Having sight, or seeing, in a particular manner; -- used in composition; as, long-sighted, short-sighted, quick-sighted, sharp-sighted, and the like.

Wiktionary

sighted

  1. Not blind v

  2. (en-past of: sight)

WordNet

sighted

adj. able to see [ant: blind]

Usage examples of "sighted".

But thus far there had been no other craft sighted on the waters, although smokes were visible from the many Aliansa village sites and a small group of aborigines was spied netting fish in the shallows.

Moya, in the course of meteorological observations on July 3, spotted the presence of an aerial object sighted for 20 minutes by nine members of the garrison.

Still on the same day, at the Argentine base at Orkney Island, two meteorological observers sighted an aerial object flying at high speed on a parabolic trajectory, course E-W, white luminosity, causing disturbance in the magnetic field registered on geomagnetic instruments with patterns notably out of the normal.

Tropile shouldered a bazooka, sighted along its barrel and caught the foremost of the repair machines in the cross-wires, three hundred yards away, coming fast.

The beisa had slowed now to an exhausted trot, but the range was six hundred yards as the Count sighted across the intervening scrub and through heat-dancing air that swirled like gelatinous liquid.

Twice bogies had been destroyed by the CAP inside of thirty miles, and in the evening a sub had been sighted submerging only seven miles away.

Neither carack had sighted another ship since taking the southerly course.

A tall fin cleaved the surface a moment later, and the bellow of the mate announced that he had also sighted the shark.

When he had traveled for a considerable distance, he sighted a curassow and remembered that he had not eaten for some time.

Stewart was beginning, when Dakers sighted the bottle and all formality was at an end.

On the following day we sighted Ancona, but the wind being against us we were compelled to tack about, and we did not reach the port till the second day.

An old woman, Molas Ferd, was down by the riverbank collecting geese scumble when she sighted the swell.

When Boba Fett raised his head from behind the housing, he sighted through the clouds of steam, hissing louder now to dissipate the heat from the metal.

Through a one-inch crevice, The Shadow sighted Goofer and Kremp in their corner.

He hefted it and sighted along the barrel as Gunsel had told him how to aim it.