Fore"sight` (?), n.

1.

The act or the power of foreseeing; prescience; foreknowledge.

Milton.

2.

Action in reference to the future; provident care; prudence; wise forethought.

This seems an unseasonable foresight. Milton.

A random expense, without plan or foresight. Burke.

3. Surv.

Any sight or reading of the leveling staff, except the backsight; any sight or bearing taken by a compass or theodolite in a forward direction.

4. Gun.

Muzzle sight. See Fore sight, under Fore, a.

 

© Webster 1913.

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