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long-range transport aircraft
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LONG-SIGHTED, a. Able to see at a great distance; used literally of the eyes, and figuratively of the mind or intellect.
adjective Date: circa 1790 chiefly British farsighted • long-sightedness noun, chiefly British adj. 1 having long sight. 2 having imagination or foresight.
Derivatives: long-sightedly adv. long-sightedness n. Long-sighted Long"-sight`ed, a. 1. Able to see objects at a great distance; hence, having great foresight; sagacious; farseeing. 2. Able to see objects distinctly at a distance, but not close at hand; hypermetropic.
Long-sighted people cannot see things clearly that are close to them, and therefore need to wear glasses. (BRIT; in AM, use far-sighted) short-sighted ? ADJ
a. 1. Far-sighted. 2. Sagacious, far-seeing, discerning.
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