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sighting

verb
present participle of sight

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to make note of (something) through the use of one's eyes
  • the crew felt a rush of excitement upon hearing that the lookout had sighted land

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“Sighting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sighting. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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