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second sight

The paranormal ability to see what cannot normally be seen by the natural range of human senses, especially what will happen in the future or to events that take place in other locations. After the accident, she claims she awoke with second sight, able to predict the major current events months before they occurred. Anyone claiming to have second sight and be able to communicate with your deceased loved ones is trying to con you out of money.
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second sight

Clairvoyance, as in Jane must have second sight; she knew exactly where Dad had mislaid his keys. This expression, alluding to the supposed power of someone to perceive an event in the future or distance as though actually present, dates from the early 1600s.
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ˌsecond ˈsight

the special ability to know what will happen in the future or what is happening somewhere else: Sometimes I think I’ve got second sight because my dreams seem to come true.
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The training board from the Second Sight instructional kit was used to teach micro-scanning for small-scale light localization skill.
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Students of all levels are accepted here," said the spokesperson from Second Sight Music.
The study was authored by researchers at Second Sight, the company who developed the device, and has been published in Frontiers in Neuroprosthetics on the 22nd of November.
Projects such as Close My Eyes, An Evening with Gary Lineker, The Return of the Native, Sharman and Second Sight sealed his standing as a reliable leading man.
As I walked back home, subdued by the second sight Of bare branches
Over time I seem have gained a remarkable second sight, so I can now predict the future.
A SECOND SIGHT WITH ARGUS II THE artificial retina, named Argus II, has been created by American medical company Second Sight.
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The second sight pusher I tried was Meprolight's Universal Sight Installation Tool.