Definition of sight-read verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sight-read

 verb
verb
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Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sight-read
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he / she / it sight-reads
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past simple sight-read
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past participle sight-read
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-ing form sight-reading
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[intransitive, transitive] sight-read (something) to play or sing written music when you see it for the first time, without practising it first
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sight-read