an occasion on which something is seen
Another name for sight (def. 10)
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How to use sighting in a sentence
It's not exactly Vegas, but, Henry must well know, a sighting of the Royal Abs is likely to cause no little ripple interest.
Users can share the location of the sighting and ship the report to public employees.
Larisa Oleynik What you know her from: This Mad Men sighting was very exciting for millennials.The Most Random Old TV Stars to Appear on ‘Mad Men’ | Kevin Fallon | May 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As it turned out, each sighting was not of a debris field but of the vast junk field the oceans have become.The Worst Place in the World for MH370 to Go Missing | Clive Irving | April 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The guns raised in unison, the sighting of the game, the rounds of shots, the thud as a prey is felled, and then the silence.The Final Shoot: How an English Country Novel Set in 1913 Explains 2013 | Ilana Bet-El | November 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
His eyes were sighting along an instrument of his own devising as if he were aiming some super-gun of a great air cruiser.Astounding Stories, May, 1931 | Various
Thus night and day we sailed steadily on, occasionally sighting sharks and even whales.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont | Louis de Rougemont
Never a day passed but we eagerly scanned the glistening sea in the hope of sighting a passing sail.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont | Louis de Rougemont
When the lookout man sees a fire, he gets its bearing from the map by means of the sighting device.Our National Forests | Richard H. Douai Boerker
Every Shirt-tailer was sighting as though for a sharp-shooter's medal—carefully, deliberately.The Code of the Mountains | Charles Neville Buck