n. The act or the power of foreseeing; prescience; foreknowledge. Action in reference to the future; provident care; prudence; wise forethought. Prudence in anticipation of an event fraught with danger.
- (Surv.) Any sight or reading of the leveling staff, except the back sight; any sight or bearing taken by a compass or theodolite in a forward direction.
- (Gun.) Muzzle sight. See Fore sight, under Fore, a.