2016年2月23日 星期二

*sight, seer, in sight, insight, clairvoyant

No End in Sight to Job Losses; 663,000 More Cut in March
The U.S. unemployment rate reached 8.5 percent, its highest level in a quarter-century, in a sign of the severity of the downturn.

George Ball: Mix and match
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Minneapolis,MN,USAAs management seer Peter Drucker notes, "Few knowledge-based innovations in this century [20th] have benefited humanity more than the hybridization of seeds ...

His subsequent novels — with protagonists like a clairvoyant crusader in the Middle Ages, a shipwrecked adventurer in the 1600s and a 19th-century physicist — also demanded that readers absorb heavy doses of semiotic ruminations along with compelling fictional tales.


clair • voy • ant
  1. [形容詞]
  2. 1 千里眼の,透視力のある.
  3. 2 直観の優れた,明敏な,鋭い洞察力のある.
  1. ━━ [名詞] 千里眼(の人),透視者;洞察者(◆女性形は clairvoyante).
  2. [語源]
    1671.<フランス語=clair CLEAR+voyant 見ている

noun [C or U]
(the ability to have) a clear, deep and sometimes sudden understanding of a complicated problem or situation:
It was an interesting book, full of fascinating insights into human relationships.

adjective APPROVING

  1. ('ər) One that sees: an inveterate seer of sights.
  2. A clairvoyant.
  3. A prophet.
Love at first sight. 所謂"一見鍾情".....

second sight noun [U]
an unusual ability that some people are thought to have that enables them to know without being told what will happen in the future or what is happening in a different place

SIGHT was found in the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary at the entries listed below.
In Vegas, Politics Comes to The Strip
LAS VEGAS -- Next Saturday, gamblers at the Bellagio, the opulent Las Vegas casino immortalized in the George Clooney blockbuster "Ocean's Eleven," will be treated to an unusual sight.
(By Paul Kane and Alec MacGillis, The Washington Post)
While Grass(德國名作家) notes that he "never looked through a sight, never felt
for a trigger and thus never fired a shot," the exchange of his Waffen
SS uniform, with "those ornaments" (the double rune) on the collar,
for "an ordinary Wehrmacht jacket" was the work of an older private
who took the 17-year-old Grass under his wing — the first but not the
last "guardian angel" to look after the budding author.

━━ n. 視力, 視覚; 視界; 見ること; 一見 (glimpse); 目撃, 観察; (a ~) (見るも)ひどいもの, 笑いぐさ; 光景, 有様; (the ~s) 名所; 見解; (時にpl.) (銃の)照星[尺]; 〔話〕 ((a ~ ofで)) たくさんの, うんと ((副詞的)).
a (long) sight better 〔俗〕 ずっといい.
a sight for sore eyes 目の薬 ((珍客・珍品)).
at first sight 一見して; 一見したところでは.
at [on] sight 見るとすぐ; 一覧次第.
at (the) sight of …を見て.
catch [get] sight of …を見つける.
come into [in] sight 見えて来る.
in sight (of) (…から)見える(くらい近い所に).
No G.O.P. Anchor in Sight
Mitt Romney’s victory means that three very different states have embraced three candidates.
各彈其調 接力賽總成者還沒現身
anchor・man (リレーの)最終走[泳]者; しんがり; 学業成績がびりの卒業生;

Commodities’ Relentless Surge
A global boom in the cost of commodities, the staple ingredients of a modern economy, is entering its sixth year with no end in sight.

in …'s sight 人の見ている所で; 人の目から見れば.
keep in sight / keep sight of …を見失わないようにする; …を忘れないようにする.
know … by sight 面識がある.
lose sight of …を見失う; …を忘れる.
loss of sight 失明.
not by a long sight 〔話〕 ちっとも…でない.
out of sight 見えない所に; 〔俗〕 すばらしい, 「いかす」; 〔話〕 法外な[に].
Out of sight, out of mind. 〔ことわざ〕 去る者は日々にうとし.
see [do] the sights 名所を見物する.
set one's sights on …に照準[目標]を定める, …をねらう.
Putin’s Last Realm to Conquer: Russian Culture
A Kremlin that has gained authority over business and government may be setting its sights on artistic freedom.
December 1, 2007

sight unseen 現物を見ないで.
take a sight of …を見る, 眺める.
take sight ねらう.
within sight of =in SIGHT of.
━━ vt. 見る, 目撃する; 観測する; 照準を定める ((on)).
sight bill [draft] 一覧払い(為替)手形.
sight・ed ━━ a. 目の見える, 視力のある.
sight・ing ━━ n. 照準を定めること; (珍しいものなどの)目撃(例).
sight・less ━━ a. 盲目の.
sight・ly ━━ a. 見て楽しい; 〔米〕 見晴しがいい.
sight-read ━━ v. 初見で演奏する[読む].
sight reading 【楽】視奏[唱].
sight・screen ━━ n. 【クリケット】サイトスクリーン.
sight・see ━━ vi. 見物して歩く.
sight-seeing n., a. 見物[観光](の).
sight・seer 観光[見物]客.

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