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sight screen

noun, Cricket.
a white screen set in line with the wicket as an aid to the batsman in seeing the ball when it is bowled. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • His eyes flicked from the sightscreen to the sky ahead, looking for the telltale flare of rockets—ready to follow like a ferret.


    Irving W. Lande
  • He forgot everything but the sightscreen, concentrating on keeping the pip dead center.


    Irving W. Lande
British Dictionary definitions for sightscreen


(cricket) a large white screen placed near the boundary behind the bowler to help the batsman see the ball
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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