- a sight or reading taken on a forward point.
- (in leveling) a rod reading on a point the elevation of which is to be determined.
Origin of foresight
Examples from the Web for foresightedness
And with her customary cleverness and foresightedness she called him up at the hospital.From the Housetops|George Barr McCutcheon
This single word impresses upon us the foresightedness with which he anticipates metaphysical doctrines of modern Germany.The Development of Metaphysics in Persia|Muhammad Iqbal
His spirit of determination, his persistence, his foresightedness, seem to me the predominant traits in a well-rounded character.The Story of General Pershing|Everett T. (Everett Titsworth) Tomlinson