sight in

sight in

To adjust the sights of some projectile weapon, especially a firearm, in order to achieve an accurate shot. The verb can be used transitively or intransitively. These scopes have a wide range of adjustment options, so sighting them in is extremely easy and precise. Remember to sight in before you start hunting with the new rifle.
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