Meaning of Backsight

English: Backsight
Hindi: मसा
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Definition: 1

a sight on a previously occupied instrument station.

Definition: 2

(in leveling) the reading on a rod that is held on a point of known elevation, used in computing the elevation of the instrument.

Definition: 3

the sight of a rifle nearer the stock

Definition: 4

(surveying) a reading taken looking backwards to a previously occupied station Compare foresight (sense 4)