Definition of 'sighting'
Example sentences containing 'sighting'
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Since then there have been many mysterious sightings. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One explanation for these sightings is the rare atmospheric phenomenon of a halo and a sun pillar. Times, Sunday Times (2015)My contribution is to place my own name alongside the rare sea sightings. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But many sightings are not reported. The Sun (2014)There have been multiple possible sightings. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Perhaps recent London sightings are of birds that have spread out from there. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Such sightings are rare in African fiction. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She has been appointed to oversee an inquiry in Malta sparked by the five possible sightings. The Sun (2007)In the weeks that followed, there were fruitless leads and possible sightings. Times, Sunday Times (2008)How many UFO sightings can be logically explained? The Sun (2012)Already this summer there have been many sightings in the UK. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Britain became a favoured UFO landing strip, with hundreds and then thousands of reported sightings. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Of course, the files contain many sightings reported by well-meaning members of the public that turned out to be simply weather balloons or light aircraft. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'sighting'
British English: sighting NOUN
A sighting of something, especially something unusual or unexpected is an occasion on which it is seen.
...the sighting of a rare sea bird on the island.
- American English: sighting
- Brazilian Portuguese: ocasião em que se avista algo (geralmente raro ou especial)
- Chinese: 见到
- European Spanish: avistamiento
- French: cas
- German: Sichten
- Italian: avvistamento
- Japanese: 目撃
- Korean: 목격
- European Portuguese: ocasião em que se avista algo (geralmente raro ou especial)
- Spanish: avistamiento
Definition of sighting from the Collins English Dictionary
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