eyeshot

noun
eye·​shot | \ ˈī-ˌshät How to pronounce eyeshot (audio) \

Definition of eyeshot

: the range of the eye : view

Examples of eyeshot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The construction site is within eyeshot of Ice Breaker, a coaster that opened earlier this year next to Bayside Stadium. Dewayne Bevil, Orlando Sentinel, 3 June 2022 But now, within eyeshot of an international bridge connecting Ciudad Juárez to the United States, a new and much more serious problem presented itself: the coronavirus. Miriam Jordan, BostonGlobe.com, 22 Mar. 2020 But now, in eyeshot of an international bridge connecting the Mexican city of Ciudad Juárez to the United States, a new and much more serious problem presented itself: the coronavirus. New York Times, 21 Mar. 2020 This particular station is ringed with concrete walls meant to evoke pre-Hispanic architecture, with the city’s tallest office towers looming within eyeshot of the base of the sunken plaza. Washington Post, 22 Dec. 2019 Right after their meeting, Roy – once out of eyeshot from Mirren’s Betty McLeish – quickly sheds his kindly old gentleman persona and skips into a nightclub to hash out a scheme with his co-conspirators over champagne. Jake Coyle, Detroit Free Press, 14 Nov. 2019 This is painting not about painting, but about her world within eyeshot. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 29 Aug. 2019 Billy parked down the street, in eyeshot of the boxer’s room. Greg Bishop, SI.com, 30 July 2019 New lodges open within eyeshot of its verdant-covered volcanoes seemingly every month, in order to keep up with demand to see the mountain gorillas, but few have caught our attention like this one, the second from luxury resort brand One&Only. Erin Florio, Condé Nast Traveler, 9 July 2019 See More

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First Known Use of eyeshot

1600, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

10 Jun 2022

Cite this Entry

“Eyeshot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyeshot. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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