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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A device (as a telescope) for sighting an angle-measuring instrument used in surveying. Also: A sighter of small arms.

Usage examples (37)
  • Verb (used with object) : He aligned himself with the liberals
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  • The machine pictured at left is called a mask aligner.
  • The wire aligner is uniquely designed with a patent pending for more
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