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Sighting

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noun - Sighting is the act of seeing and navigating in an open body of water, generally towards landmarks, turn buoys, escort boats or the finish. Sighting includes lifting the head to look ahead and to the side and behind in order to decide the optimal direction to swim in an open water swimming competition or triathlon. It is one element of the concept of interleaving in the training of open water swimmers and triathletes.

Usage

The swimmer took frequent sightings as she raised her head every 25 strokes.

Origin

Middle English, from Old English sihth, gesiht, something seen; see sek in Indo-European roots.

Synonyms

view and look, look up

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