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sightline

or sight line

[sahyt-lahyn] /ˈsaɪtˌlaɪn/
noun
1.
any of the lines of sight between the spectators and the stage or playing area in a theater, stadium, etc.:
Some of the sightlines are blocked by columns.
Origin of sightline
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20; sight + line1
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British Dictionary definitions for sightline

sightline

/ˈsaɪtˌlaɪn/
noun
1.
an uninterrupted line of vision, as in a theatre, etc, or from a vehicle joining a road
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