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sight line

An imaginary line extending from an observation point to a view beyond that. Many neighborhood restrictions prohibit obstruction of sight lines to scenic views.

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The road curves all the way round the hill so there is no sight line to start with.
Even after moving the access road further to the west, the intersection does not have sufficient sight lines based on 65-to-70-mph speeds, Access Engineering's Michael Weishar said in a written report.
Now the traffic pattern and sight lines flow seamlessly from the kitchen through the breakfast area to the garden.
The rink has some poor sight lines, which is not good for many fans and these screens will alleviate some of those problems.
Add to the above a freezing theater with awful sight lines, and by intermission (some two hours in), you may find yourself envying the King of France, who appears in the first scene to marry spurned Cordelia and then gets to take the rest of the evening off.
Some of the alteration of the in-store environment involves such fundamental elements as providing better sight lines and signage and fixturing.
Square tube, bolt-on construction provides durability, flexibility and clean sight lines.
The main auditorium, to be called Stage One, will be much as it used to be, with nearly 500 seats but improved sight lines.
Konrad engages in refined play with the viewpoints prescribed in the photographs and the organization of sight lines in the real space of the gallery.
The display gives the parent a slight breather and allows her to maintain sight lines to her child throughout the line wait.
Sight lines for the audience at McCaw Hall are much better than to the old house, even at the sides and rear.
I immediately expressed to them the opportunities for what could happen with the powerful sight lines and forms created by the house," says Orr.