Definition of sighting shot in English:

sighting shot

Line breaks: sight|ing shot

noun

An experimental shot to guide shooters in adjusting their sights: figurative their bid for the company is only a sighting shot
More example sentences
  • At this stage of the war gunners had to fire ‘sighting shots ' to ensure accuracy before opening a bombardment.
  • There is an immovable sight-in target that allows unlimited sighting shots to get adjustments on target.
  • Casey shot the remanded five sighting shots before waiting for the other and reloading the magazine.

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Pronunciation: əˈnämələs
adjective
deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected