or sight line

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  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

First recorded in 1915–20; sight + line1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for sightline

horizon, ken, range, scope, sweep, purview, beeline, view, sightline

British Dictionary definitions for sightline


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