Definition of eyeshot in English:



mass noun
  • The distance for which one can see.

    ‘he is within eyeshot’
    • ‘When she was sure that they had all gone, she informed the police backup that they were to arrest any reporter they saw that came within eyeshot of the post office.’
    • ‘Its northern opening was located in a small cleft in the hillside at the bottom of an arroyo within eyeshot of the Texas border.’
    • ‘I never ever would have let a child of mine out of eyeshot unless someone else was specifically watching that child.’
    • ‘Once they were out of earshot, and eyeshot, of the others, he turned to her.’
    • ‘Still, onward they went, until they remained just out of eyeshot, yet within earshot of the man.’
    • ‘No matter how many times a Sailor may have packed a similar chute before, the technical step-by-step manuals are within eyeshot, and each step is verified by quality assurance checks.’
    • ‘He looked up to see if there were any fruits within eyeshot, and saw it, lounging on a branch very near where Jim was.’
    • ‘I smiled at Seb as he rose from his swing, my eyes following his dark silhouette until he went behind me, disappearing from my eyeshot.’
    • ‘He's out of eyeshot, over at the window, pulling back the curtain from the black pane.’
    • ‘Soon they realized they were part of the show for any tourist within eyeshot.’
    • ‘Since she sits at a desk within eyeshot of Grayson, the CEO knows that she doesn't call anyone to leak information.’
    • ‘The closer you play to them, either as goalkeeper or someone on the touchline, the more chance there is of being in their eyeshot, earshot, or both.’
    • ‘If anyone got within eyeshot of her, she'd tense up and leave it to me to deal with them.’
    • ‘James and I had found a bench on the balcony, far from the main party, but well within eyeshot of the other guests.’
    • ‘They had just gotten out of eyeshot of the previous passage when they came to an abrupt halt.’
    • ‘Edna Arlene would play quietly as long as Doreen or Monty was within eyeshot.’
    sight, perspective, field of vision, range of vision, vision, visibility
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