Foresight



[fawr-sahyt, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌsaɪt, ˈfoʊr-/

noun
1.
care or provision for the future; provident care; prudence.
2.
the act or power of foreseeing; prevision; prescience.
3.
an act of looking forward.
4.
knowledge or insight gained by or as by looking forward; a view of the future.
5.
Surveying.

/ˈfɔːˌsaɪt/
noun
1.
provision for or insight into future problems, needs, etc
2.
the act or ability of foreseeing
3.
the act of looking forward
4.
(surveying) a reading taken looking forwards to a new station, esp in levelling from a point of known elevation to a point the elevation of which is to be determined Compare backsight
5.
the front sight on a firearm
n.

c.1300, from fore- + sight (n.). Cf. German Vorsicht.

graphics, tool
A software product from Nu Thena providing graphical modelling tools for high level system design and simulation.
(1994-10-24)

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