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Strangeness vs. Sight

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Strangenessnoun

(uncountable) The state or quality of being strange, odd or weird.

Sightnoun

(in the singular) The ability to see.

‘He is losing his sight and now can barely read.’;

Strangenessnoun

(countable) The product or result of being strange.

Sightnoun

The act of seeing; perception of objects by the eye; view.

‘to gain sight of land’;

Strangenessnoun

(particle physics) One of the quantum numbers of subatomic particles, depending upon the relative number of strange quarks and anti-strange quarks.

Sightnoun

Something seen.

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Strangenessnoun

The state or quality of being strange (in any sense of the adjective).

Sightnoun

Something worth seeing; a spectacle, either good or bad.

‘We went to London and saw all the sights – Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge, and so on.’; ‘You really look a sight in that ridiculous costume!’;

Strangenessnoun

unusualness as a consequence of not being well known

Sightnoun

A device used in aiming a projectile, through which the person aiming looks at the intended target.

Strangenessnoun

the quality of being alien or not native;

‘the strangeness of a foreigner’;

Sightnoun

A small aperture through which objects are to be seen, and by which their direction is settled or ascertained.

‘the sight of a quadrant’;

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Strangeness

In particle physics, strangeness () is a property of particles, expressed as a quantum number, for describing decay of particles in strong and electromagnetic interactions which occur in a short period of time. The strangeness of a particle is defined as: S = − ( n s − n s ¯ ) {\displaystyle S=-(n_{s}-n_{\bar {s}})} where ns represents the number of strange quarks (s) and ns represents the number of strange antiquarks (s).

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Sightnoun

a great deal, a lot; frequently used to intensify a comparative.

‘a sight of money’; ‘This is a darn sight better than what I'm used to at home!’;

Sightnoun

In a drawing, picture, etc., that part of the surface, as of paper or canvas, which is within the frame or the border or margin. In a frame, the open space, the opening.

Sightnoun

(obsolete) The instrument of seeing; the eye.

Sightnoun

Mental view; opinion; judgment.

‘In their sight it was harmless.’;

Sightverb

(transitive) To register visually.

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Sightverb

(transitive) To get sight of (something).

‘to sight land from a ship’;

Sightverb

(transitive) To apply sights to; to adjust the sights of; also, to give the proper elevation and direction to by means of a sight.

‘to sight a rifle or a cannon’;

Sightverb

(transitive) To take aim at.

Sightnoun

The act of seeing; perception of objects by the eye; view; as, to gain sight of land.

‘A cloud received him out of their sight.’;

Sightnoun

The power of seeing; the faculty of vision, or of perceiving objects by the instrumentality of the eyes.

‘Thy sight is young,And thou shalt read when mine begin to dazzle.’; ‘O loss of sight, of thee I most complain!’;

Sightnoun

The state of admitting unobstructed vision; visibility; open view; region which the eye at one time surveys; space through which the power of vision extends; as, an object within sight.

Sightnoun

A spectacle; a view; a show; something worth seeing.

‘Moses said, I will now turn aside and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt.’; ‘They never saw a sight so fair.’;

Sightnoun

The instrument of seeing; the eye.

‘Why cloud they not their sights?’;

Sightnoun

Inspection; examination; as, a letter intended for the sight of only one person.

Sightnoun

Mental view; opinion; judgment; as, in their sight it was harmless.

‘That which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.’;

Sightnoun

A small aperture or optical device through which objects are to be seen, and by which their direction is settled or ascertained; - used on surveying instruments; as, the sight of a quadrant.

‘Thier eyes of fire sparking through sights of steel.’;

Sightnoun

An optical device or small piece of metal, fixed or movable, on the breech, muzzle, center, or trunnion of a gun, or on the breech and the muzzle of a rifle, pistol, etc., by means of which the eye is guided in aiming. A telescope mounted on a weapon, such as a rifle, and used for accurate aiming at distant targets is called a telescopic sight.

Sightnoun

In a drawing, picture, etc., that part of the surface, as of paper or canvas, which is within the frame or the border or margin. In a frame or the like, the open space, the opening.

Sightnoun

A great number, quantity, or sum; as, a sight of money.

‘A wonder sight of flowers.’;

Sightverb

To get sight of; to see; as, to sight land; to sight a wreck.

Sightverb

To look at through a sight; to see accurately; as, to sight an object, as a star.

Sightverb

To apply sights to; to adjust the sights of; also, to give the proper elevation and direction to by means of a sight; as, to sight a rifle or a cannon.

Sightverb

To take aim by a sight.

Sightnoun

an instance of visual perception;

‘the sight of his wife brought him back to reality’; ‘the train was an unexpected sight’;

Sightnoun

anything that is seen;

‘he was a familiar sight on the television’; ‘they went to Paris to see the sights’;

Sightnoun

the ability to see; the faculty of vision

Sightnoun

a optical instrument for aiding the eye in aiming, as on a firearm or surveying instrument

Sightnoun

a range of mental vision;

‘in his sight she could do no wrong’;

Sightnoun

the range of vision;

‘out of sight of land’;

Sightnoun

the act of looking or seeing or observing;

‘he tried to get a better view of it’; ‘his survey of the battlefield was limited’;

Sightnoun

(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent;

‘a batch of letters’; ‘a deal of trouble’; ‘a lot of money’; ‘he made a mint on the stock market’; ‘it must have cost plenty’;

Sightverb

catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes;

‘he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge’;

Sightnoun

the faculty or power of seeing

‘Joseph lost his sight as a baby’; ‘a sight test’;

Sightnoun

the action or fact of seeing someone or something

‘I've always been scared of the sight of blood’;

Sightnoun

the area or distance within which someone can see or something can be seen

‘he now refused to let Rose out of his sight’;

Sightnoun

a person's view or consideration

‘we are all equal in the sight of God’;

Sightnoun

a thing that one sees or that can be seen

‘John was a familiar sight in the bar for many years’; ‘he was getting used to seeing unpleasant sights’;

Sightnoun

places of interest to tourists and visitors in a city, town, or other place

‘she offered to show me the sights’;

Sightnoun

a person or thing having a ridiculous, repulsive, or dishevelled appearance

‘‘I must look a frightful sight,’ she said’;

Sightnoun

a device on a gun or optical instrument used for assisting a person's precise aim or observation

‘there were reports of a man on the roof aiming a rifle and looking through its sights’;

Sightverb

manage to see or observe (someone or something); catch an initial glimpse of

‘tell me when you sight London Bridge’;

Sightverb

take aim by looking through the sights of a gun

‘she sighted down the barrel’;

Sightverb

take a detailed visual measurement of something with or as with a sight

‘he had to sight along the planks in the proper order to get the line right’;

Sightverb

adjust the sight of (a firearm or optical instrument)

‘even when using binoculars, it is difficult to sight the lens angle in reverse’;

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