DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

3 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fore·sight /ˈforˌsaɪt, ˈfɔr-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fore·sight n.
 1. The act or the power of foreseeing; prescience; foreknowledge.
 2. Action in reference to the future; provident care; prudence; wise forethought.
    This seems an unseasonable foresight.   --Milton.
    A random expense, without plan or foresight.   --Burke.
 3. Surv. Any sight or reading of the leveling staff, except the backsight; any sight or bearing taken by a compass or theodolite in a forward direction.
 4. Gun. Muzzle sight. See Fore sight, under Fore, a.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future
           [syn: foresightedness, foresightfulness]
      2: seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing [syn: prevision,