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Definition of Crosshair
1. [n -S]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crosshair
Literary usage of Crosshair
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of ChangeTechnolog (1992)
"The other crosshair, which is now horizontal, defines the strike of the feature, and the downward direction of the crosshair coincident with the bubble ..."
2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1920)
"... setting the protractor in a vertical position facing and about 15 ft. away from a transit, using the transit crosshair to determine that the base of the ..."
3. Plane Geometry: Experiment, Classification, Discovery, Application by Clarence Addison Willis (1922)
"(2) Set the horizontal crosshair tangent to the lower edge of the sun; as the angle of elevation of the sun increases, follow it up with the crosshair, ..."
4. Topographical Surveying: Including Geographic, Exploratory, and Military by Herbert Michael Wilson (1900)
"To adjust the line of collimation, make the vertical crosshair tangent to any ... Select some horizontal line, and cause the horizontal crosshair to be ..."
5. Transactions by American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME, Society of Mining Engineers of AIME., Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (U.S.). (1920)
"... using the transit crosshair to determine that the base of the protractor is horizontal and rotating the extended arm with the tube clamped to it, ..."