English version

sighting

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsightingsight‧ing /ˈsaɪtɪŋ/ noun [countable]  SEEan occasion on which something is seen, especially something rare or something that people are hoping to seesighting of There were two unconfirmed sightings of UFOs in the area. Where was the latest sighting?
Examples from the Corpus
sightingThen from an angler, a sighting.Our meal was constantly interrupted by sightings.There have been more sightings of Elvis in the last three days than there have been of Sen.Numbers and peak dates vary annually, the sighting of large movements being closely correlated with the occurrence of south-easterly winds.Imperial merchantmen traversing the warp would flee at the sighting of one.And she'd mentioned the sighting of Amy on Friday night and Saturday morning.
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