Definition of viewshed
: the natural environment that is visible from one or more viewing points
Recent Examples of viewshed from the Web
But one of the country’s most iconic viewsheds could soon be changed forever to make room for an energy project favored not just by fossil fuel industry boosters like President Trump, but also Virginia’s Democratic governor.
Rural residents are objecting to wind projects to protect their property values and viewsheds.
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Origin and Etymology of viewshed
view + -shed (as in watershed)
First Known Use: 1970See Words from the same year
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