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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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To protect the country's historical shrines, monuments and landmarks, a lawmaker has a filed a bill prohibiting developers from constructing edifices that could possibly ruin the view and sight line of historical areas.
"Hubble complements the Voyagers' observations by gazing at two sight lines along each spacecraft's path to map interstellar structure along their star-bound routes.
Pilit pong ikinakabit ng ilang grupo ang ating pangalan sa performance na ito, kahit pa ba nasa ibang bahagi ako ng compound, hindi kasama sa audience, at walang sight lines sa nangyayari.
The machine features a completely new cab with first-in-class designs that enhance operator comfort and control, new lift arm design for improved sight lines, and increased engine performance for greater productivity.
"As a result of the change, the meadow has elevated a feeling of security while on the path with its new broad bordered clear open sight lines."
Sam's Club has expanded its fresh food departments in recent years, and has improved sight lines to make it easier for shoppers to navigate.
The AWELook ergonomic and compact blueprint offers a good capacity per space ratio, saves bench space, increases sight lines and decreases the technician's reach to retrieve samples, reducing fatigue.
The 5,000 s/f space, by Ric Addison and Stephen Daly, features views of the Empire State Building, Hudson River, Herald Square and sight lines along Sixth Avenue to Central Park.
When the late, great Charlie Brett was in charge of redevelopment in the inner city, he made sure the dwellings were to the community's liking and that the sight lines to Belfast's hills were not impeded.
McKean, who has been experimenting with rainbow production since 2002, admits that while certain elements of the weather are out of his control, rainbows operate according to very predictable principles--from basic geometry and sight lines to the tilt and spin of the planet on its axis.