Foresight

Definition of Foresight

Fore´sight`
n.1.The act or the power of foreseeing; prescience; foreknowledge.
2.Action in reference to the future; provident care; prudence; wise forethought.
This seems an unseasonable foresight.
- Milton.
A random expense, without plan or foresight.
- Burke.
3.(Surv.) Any sight or reading of the leveling staff, except the backsight; any sight or bearing taken by a compass or theodolite in a forward direction.
4.(Gun.) Muzzle sight. See Fore sight, under Fore, a.

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