Translation of backsight in Spanish:


mirilla, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbæksaɪt/ /ˈbaksʌɪt/


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    mirilla feminine
    • The first M91 / 30 rifles therefore, used the curved backsights of the old dragoon rifles.
    • He ran his thumb along his rifle's backsight.
    • The Model 41 has an undercut square post foresight, but its backsight attracted interest since it is mounted on a rib extending rearwards from the barrel.
    • To the left of the receiver is its backsight, in the form of a rearward, horizontal extension with a peep hole, controlled by a 2 3/16" diameter dial drum with gradations from 2[00] to 18[00] yards.