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 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, "A closed border, dashed hopes, and a looming disaster," 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, "A Closed Border, Dashed Hopes and a Looming Disaster," 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, "Mexican wrestlers thrill public at historic Metro station," 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, "‘Good Liar’ pairs Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen," 14 Nov. 2019 This is painting not about painting, but about her world within eyeshot. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, "Painter Vivian Suter emerges from decades of self-exile with bright, blissful works at the ICA," 29 Aug. 2019 Billy parked down the street, in eyeshot of the boxer’s room. Greg Bishop, SI.com, "Immigrant Song," 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, "The Hottest New Hotel Openings of Summer 2019," 9 July 2019 Within eyeshot is Leah's daughter's pink bedroom, with butterfly stencils on the wall and a Disney-princess quilt on the bed. Jennifer Wolff Perrine, Redbook, "Inside the Life of a Mom Who Strips," 15 Feb. 2012

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First Known Use of eyeshot

1600, in the meaning defined above

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“Eyeshot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyeshot. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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