بص بصر بصط
1. ⇒ بصر
بَصُرَ, [aor. ـُ
[Hence,] بَصُرَ, [and بَصِرَ.], inf. n. بَصَارَةٌ [and بَصَرٌ], He was, or became, endowed with mental perception; or belief, or firm belief; or knowledge, understanding, intelligence, or skill. (Ṣ,* M, TA.) And بَصُرَبِهِ, (Ṣ Mṣb, B,) and بَصِرَبِهِ, and sometimes بَصُرَهُ and بَصِرَهُ, but more chastely with بِ, inf. n. [بَصَارَةٌ and] بَصَرٌ; (Mṣb;) and * ابصرهُ; (B;) He perceived it mentally; (B;) he knew it [or understood it]. (Ṣ, Mṣb.) بَصُرْتُ بِمَا لَمْ يَبْصُرُوا بِهِ, in the Ḳur [xx. 96], means I knew that which they knew not. (Ṣ.)
بَصَرَ الأَدِيمَيْنِ, aor. ـُ
2. ⇒ بصّر
بصّر He (a whelp) opened his eyes. (M, Ḳ.)
بصّرهُ, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) inf. n. تَبْصِيرٌ; (TA;) or * ابصرهُ; (accord. to some copies of the Ḳ; [see مُبْصِرٌ, as confirmatory of the latter; but both seem to be correct;]) It [or he] made him [or caused him] to see, or to have sight: or to have mental perception, or knowledge, or skill: syn. جَعَلَهُ بَصِيرًا. (Ṣ, Ḳ.)
And the former, (Ḳ,) inf. n. as above, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) He made him to know. (Ṣ, Ḳ) You say, بَصَّرْتُهُ بِهِ, (A, Mṣb,) inf. n. as above, (Mṣb,) I made him to know it; acquainted him with it. (A, Mṣb.) And بصّرهُ الأَمْرَ, inf. n. as above and تَبْصِرَةٌ, He made him to understand the affair, or case. (M.)
Also He rendered it apparent, or plainly apparent, conspicuous, manifest, or evident. (Ṣ, Ḳ.)
بُصِّرَتْ بِدِمَامٍ, said of the feathers of an arrow, They were besmeared بِالبَصِيرَةِ, i. e. with blood: (Ṣ:) or were strengthened and fastened with glue. (M.)
Also بصّر, inf. n. تَبْصِيرٌ; (Ṣ, Ḳ) andابصر↓; (Ḳ;) He went, (Ṣ,) or came, (M, Ḳ,) to the city of El-Basrah (البَصْرَة). (Ṣ, M, Ḳ.)
3. ⇒ باصر
باصرهُ He looked with at a thing, trying which of them two would see it before the other. (M.) And بَاصَرَا They two looked, trying which of them would see first. (Ḳ.)
He elevated himself, or rose up, or stood up, so as to be higher than the surrounding objects, (أَشْرَفَ,) looking at him, or towards him, from afar. (Ṣ.)
4. ⇒ ابصر
ابصرهُ, (Lḥ Ṣ M, A, &c.,) inf. n. إِبْصَارٌ, (Mṣb,) He saw him, or it, (Lḥ, Ṣ, A, Mgh, Mṣb,) بِرُؤْيَةِ العَيْنِ by the sight of the eye; (Mṣb;) as alsoبَصُرَ↓ بِهِ: (A:) or he looked (M, Ḳ) at, or towards, him, or it, (M,) trying whether he could see him, or it; (M, Ḳ;) as alsoبَصُرَ↓ بِهِ, inf. n.بَصَرٌ and بَصَارَةٌ and بِصَارَةٌ; (M;) andبَصِرَ↓ به; (Lḥ, M;) andتبّصرهُ↓; (M, Ḳ;) andباصرهُ↓: (M:) or, accord. to Sb, بَصُرَ↓ [is used when no object of sight is mentioned, and] signifies he [saw, or] became seeing: and ابصرهُ is said when one mentions that upon which his eye has fallen. (M.) You say also, أَبْصِرَ إِلَىَّ Look thou at me: or turn thy face towards me. (Ibn-Buzurj, TA.)
أَبْصِرْ بِهِ وَأَسْمِعْ, in the Ḳur [xviii. 25], means مَا أَبْصَرَهُ وَمَا أَسْمَعَهُ (Jel) ‡ How clear is his sight! and how clear his hearing! the pronoun relating to God; (Bḍ, Jel;) and thus used, the phrase is tropical; i. e., nothing escapes his sight and hearing. (Jel.) And أَسْمِعْ بِهِمْ وَأَبْصِرْ, in the same [xix. 39], means مَا أَسْمَعَهُمْ وَمَا أَبْصَرَهُمْ (Ṣ in art. سمع, and Jel) How clearly shall they hear! and how clearly shall they see! (Ṣ, Bḍ, Jel:) or the meaning is, do thou make them to hear, and make them to see, the threats of that day which is afterwards mentioned, and what shall befall them therein. (Bḍ.)
أَبْصَرَ also signifies He relinquished infidelity, and adopted the true belief. (IAạr.)
He hung upon the door of his dwelling a بَصِيرَة, i. e. an oblong piece of cotton or other cloth. (TA.)
See also 2, last sentence.
5. ⇒ تبصّر
تبصّرهُ He looked at it; namely, a thing: or looked long at it: or glanced lightly at it: like رَمَقَهُ: (TA:) or he sought, or endeavoured, to see it: (Mgh:) or i. q. أَبْصَرَهُ, in a sense explained above; see 4. (M.) You say also, تَبَصَّرْ لِى فُلَانًا [Consider thou, or examine thou, for me, such a one, that thou mayest obtain a clear knowledge of him]. (TA.) And تبصّر فِى شَىْءٍ He considered a thing, endeavouring to obtain a clear knowledge of it; he looked into it, considered it, examined it, or studied it, repeatedly, until he knew it: he sought, or sought leisurely, or repeatedly, after the knowledge of it, until he knew it. (Ṣ,* Ḳ,* TA.) And تبصّر فِى رَأْيِهِ signifies the same asاستبصر↓ فِيهِ, i. e. He sought, or endeavoured, to see, or discover, what would happen to him, of good and evil. (M.)
6. ⇒ تباصر
تباصروا They saw one another. (M, Ḳ.)
[تباصر also signifies He feigned himself seeing, either ocularly or mentally; contr. of تَعَامَى.]
10. ⇒ استبصر
استبصر [He sought, or endeavoured, to see, or to perceive mentally]. You say, استبصر فِى رَأْيِهِ: see 5, last sentence.
He had, or was endowed with, [mental perception, or] knowledge, (Mṣb,) [or understanding, intelligence, or skill: as in the phrase,] استبصر فِى شَىْءٍ [He had a mental perception, or knowledge,, &c., of, or in relation to, a thing]. (Ṣ.) [See مُسْتَبْصِرٌ.]
It (a road, TA) was, or became, plain, clear, manifest, or conspicuous; (Ḳ,* TA;) as alsoابصر↓. (A.)
بُصْرٌ The thickness of anything; (M;) as of the heaven, (TA,) or of each heaven [of the seven heavens], (Ṣ, A, TA,) and of the earth, [or of each of the seven earths,] and of the skin of a man, (TA,) and of a garment, or piece of cloth. (A.) You say ثَوْبٌ جَيِّدُ البُصْرِ A thick garment or piece of cloth. (M.) صُبْرٌ, formed by transposition, signifies the same. (Ṣ in art. صبر.)
A side: (Ṣ, M, Ḳ:) the edge of anything: (Ṣ, Ḳ:) formed by transposition from صُبْرٌ. (M.)
Cotton: (Ḳ:) whence بَصِيرَةٌ signifying “an oblong piece of cotton cloth.” (TA.)
بِصْرٌ: see بَصْرَةٌ, in five places.
بَصَرٌ The sense of sight, (Lth, Ṣ,) or of the eye: (M, Ḳ:) or the light whereby the organ [of sight] (الجَارِحَة) perceives the things seen (المُبْصَرَات): (Mṣb:) pl. أَبْصَارٌ. (M, Mṣb, Ḳ.) [Hence,] صَلَاةُ البَصَرِ The prayer of sunset: or, as some say, of daybreak: because performed when the darkness becomes mixed with the light: (TA:) or because performed when the stars are seen: also called صَلَاةُ الشَّاهِدِ: (TA in art. شهد:) or because performed at a time when the eyes see corporeal forms, after the intervention of darkness, or before it. (JM.) And لَقِيَهُ بَصَرًا He met him when eyes saw one another: or at the beginning of darkness, when there remained enough light for objects to be distinguished thereby: [accord. to some,] the noun is used [in the sense which it here bears] only as an adv. n. [of time]. (M.) And رَأَيْتُهُ بَيْنَ سَمْعِ الأَرْضِ وَبَصَرِهَا ‡ I saw him in a vacant tract of land, or of the earth, where nothing but it heard or saw me. (A.) [See also سَمْعٌ, in two places.]
See also بَصِيرَةٌ, first sentence, in four places.
Also The eye; [and soبَاصِرَةٌ↓;] syn. عَيْنٌ; but of the masc. gender: (TA:) pl. as above: (Ḳur ii. 6, &c.:) but the sing. is also used in a pl. sense [like سَمْعٌ]. (TA in art. سمع.) See two exs. voce بَصِيرةٌ.
بَصْرَةٌ Soft stones; (AA, M, Mṣb;) i. q. كَذَّانُ; (AA, M;) as alsoبِصْرٌ↓ (M, Mṣb) andبَصْرٌ↓; or, accord. to Zj, this last is not allowable: (Mṣb:) or soft stones in which is whiteness: (Ḳ:) or in which is some whiteness: (TA:) or soft stones inclining to white; as alsoبِصْرٌ↓, with kesr if without ة: (Ṣ:) [i. e. whitish soft stones:] or soft white stone; as alsoبِصْرٌ↓ (M) andبَصْرٌ↓: (TA:) or glistening stones; as alsoبِصْرٌ↓: (Fr:) pl. بِصَارٌ: (M:) and rugged ground: (Ḳ:) or stones of rugged ground; (TA;) as alsoبِصْرٌ↓ andبَصْرٌ↓ andبُصْرٌ↓: (Ḳz, TA:) or these three words, without ة, signify thick, or rough, or rugged, stone: (Ḳ:) or the same three, hard, or strong, and thick, or rough, or rugged, stone: (Lḥ, M:) and بَصْرَةٌ signifies, also, land that is as though it were a mountain of gypsum: (ISh, L:) or land of which the stones are gypsum; (M, TA;) as alsoبَصَرَةٌ↓ andبَصِرَةٌ↓; (so in a copy of the M, but accord. to the TA بُصْرَةٌ↓ andبِصْرَةٌ↓;) but the last is app. an epithet: (M: [see بَصِرَةٌ, below; and بُصْرَةٌ:]) also tough clay in which is gypsum; (TA;) andبَصِرَةٌ↓ signifies tough clay: (M, TA:) or بَصْرَةٌ, (M,) orبَصْرٌ↓, (TA,) tough and good clay, containing pebbles. (Lḥ, M, TA.)
بُصْرَةٌ [in the TA, as on the authority of ISd, بَصْرَةٌ↓,] Good red land. (M, Ḳ.) See also بَصْرَةٌ.
بِصْرَةٌ: see بَصْرَةٌ.
بَصَرَةٌ: see بَصْرَةٌ.
أَرْضٌ بَصِرَةٌ Land in which are stones that cut the hoofs of beasts. (TA.) See also بَصْرَةٌ, in two places.
بَصِيرٌ Seeing; i. q. مُبْصِرٌ↓; (M, Ḳ;) contr. of ضَرِيرٌ: (Ṣ:) of the measure فَعِيلٌ in the sense of the measure مُفْعِلٌ, (M,) or of the measure فَاعِلٌ [i. e.بَاصِرٌ↓]: (TA:) pl. بُصَرَآءُ. (M, Ḳ.) One says, إِنَّهُ لَبَصِيرٌ بِالعَيْنَيْنِ Verily he is one who sees with the two eyes. (Lḥ, M.) [Hence,] البَصِيرُ, as a name of God, The All-seeing; He who sees all things, both what are apparent thereof and what are occult, without any organ [of vision]. (TA.) And The dog; (M;) as also أَبُو بَصِيرٍ: (Mṣb:) because it is one of the most sharp-sighted of animals. (M.)
Endowed with mental perception; (B;) knowing; skilful; possessing understanding, intelligence, or skill: (Ṣ, M, A, Mṣb, Ḳ:) pl. as above. (A.) One says, أَنَا بَصِيرٌ بِهِ I am knowing in it, or respecting it. (Mṣb.) And إِنَّهُ لَبَصِيرٌ بِالأَشْيَآءِ Verily he is knowing, or skilful, in things. (Lḥ, M.) And رَجُلٌ بَصِيرٌ بِالعِلْمِ A man knowing, or skilful, in science. (M.) And هُوَ مِنَ البُصَرَآءِ بِالِتّجَارَةِ He is of those who are knowing, or skilful, in commerce. (A.)
It is also an epithet applied to A blind man; (AʼObeyd, M, B;) and so أَبُو بَصِيرٍ: (TA in art. عور:) so applied as meaning endowed with mental perception; (B;) or as meaning a believer; (AʼObeyd, M;) or as an epithet of good omen: (M:) and أَبُو بَصِيرٍ is used as meaning الأَعْشَى [the weaksighted,, &c.,] for this last reason. (M.)
بَصِيرَةٌ Mental perception; the perceptive faculty of the mind; as alsoبَصَرٌ↓: (B:) knowledge; (Mṣb;) as alsoبَصَرٌ↓ (Ṣ, Mṣb) and اِسْتِبْصَارٌ: (Mṣb:) understanding; intelligence; skill: (M, Ḳ:) البَصِيرَةُ signifies الاِ سْتِبْصَارُ فِى الشَّىْءِ [which implies all the meanings above: see 10]: (Ṣ:) andبَصَرُ↓ القَلْبِ [in like manner] signifies mental perception or vision or view; idea, or opinion, occurring to the mind: (M, Ḳ:) the pl. of بَصِيرَةٌ is بَصَائرُ; (M, B;) and the pl. ofبَصَرٌ↓, as syn. therewith, أَبْصَارٌ. (B.) [Sometimes it is opposed to بَصَرٌ, as in the first and second of the following exs.] عَمَى الأَبْصَارِ↓ أَهُونُ مِنْ عِمَى البَصَائِرِ [Blindness of the eyes is a lighter thing than blindness of the perceptive faculties of the mind]. (A.) When Mo'áwiyeh said to Ibn-ʼAbbás,يَا بَنِى هَاشِمٍ تُصَابُونَ فِى أَبْصَارِكُمْ↓ [O sons of Háshim, ye are afflicted in your eyes], the latter replied, وَأَنْتُمْ يَا بَنِى أُمَيَّةَ تُصَابُونَ فِى بَصَائِرِكُمْ [And ye, O sons of Umeiyeh, are afflicted in your perceptive faculties of the mind]. (M.) And the Arabs say, أَعْمَى ٱللّٰهُ بَصَائِرَةُ May God blind his faculties of understanding! And one says, لَهُ فِرَاسَةٌ ذَاتُ بَصِيرَةٍ, and بَصَائِرَ, ‡ He possesses true intuitive perception. (A.) And رَأَيْتُ عَلَيْكَ ذَاتَ البَصَائِرِ ‡ [I saw impressed upon thee the signs of perceptive faculties of the mind]. (A.)
Also Belief, or firm belief, of the heart, or mind. (M, Ḳ.) And عَلَى بَصِيرَةٍ According to, or agreeably with, knowledge and assurance: (TA:) and purposely; intentionally. (M, TA.) And عَلَى غَيْرِ بَصِيرَةٍ Without certainty. (M, TA.)
Constancy, or firmness, in religion. (TA.)
An evidence, a testimony, a proof, an argument, or the like; as alsoمَبْصَرَةٌ↓ (Ṣ, Ḳ) andمَبْصَرٌ↓. (Ḳ.)
[And hence,] Blood, (M,) or somewhat thereof, (Aṣ, Ṣ, Ḳ,) by which one is directed to an animal that has been shot, or to the knowledge thereof: (Aṣ, AA, Ṣ, M, Ḳ:) or blood upon the ground; (AZ, Ṣ;) what sticks upon the ground, not upon the body: (M:) what adheres to the body is termed جَدِيَّةٌ: (AZ, Ṣ:) or a portion of blood of the size of a dirhem: (TA:) or what is of a round form, like a shield: or what is of an oblong form: or what is of the size of the فِرْسِن [or foot] of the camel: in all these explanations, blood being meant: or blood not flowing: or what flows thereof at one single time: (M:) or a portion of blood that glistens: (B:) and (as some say, M) the blood of a virgin: (M, Ḳ:) and blood-revenge: and a fine for homicide: (TA:) pl. بَصَائِرُ, as above: (Ṣ, M:) andبَصِيرٌ↓, which occurs in a verse cited by AḤn, may also be a pl. of بَصِيرَةٌ, applied to blood, [or rather a coll. gen. n., of which بصيرة is the n. un.,] like as شَعِيرٌ is of شَعِيرَةٌ; or it may be for بصيرة, the ة being elided by poetic license; or it may be a dial. var. of بصيرة, like as one says بَيَاضٌ and بَيَاضَةٌ. (M.) El-As'ar El-Joafee says,
* رَاحوا بَصَائِرُهُمْ عَلَى أَكْتَافِهِمْ ** وَبَصِيرَتِى يَعْدُو بِهَا عَتَدٌ وَأَى *
[They went with their blood upon their shoulderblades; but my blood, a ready and swift and strong horse runs with it]; meaning, they neglected the blood of their father, and left it behind them; i. e., they did not take revenge for it; but I have sought my blood-revenge: (Ṣ, M:*) but see another explanation in what follows. (Ṣ. [See also Ḥam p. 59.])
‡ A witness: (Lḥ, Ṣ,* M, Mgh, Ḳ:) an observer and a witness. (A.) بَلِ الإِنْسَانُ عَلَى نَفْسِهِ بَصِيرَةٌ, in the Ḳur [lxxv. 14], means ‡ Nay, the man shall be witness against himself: (Ṣ, Mgh:) or it means that his arms, or hands, and his legs, or feet, and his tongue, shall be witnesses against him on the day of resurrection: (M:) Akh says that it is like the saying to a man, أَنْتَ حُجَّةٌ عَلَى نَفْسِكَ: (Ṣ:) the ة is added because the members are meant thereby; (B;) or to give intensiveness to the signification, (Mgh, B,) as in عَلَّامَةٌ and رَاوِيَةٌ; (B;) or because the meaning is عَيْنٌ بَصِيرَةٌ. (Mgh.) You say also, اِجْعَلْنِى بَصِيرَةً عَلَيْهِمْ ‡ Make thou me an observer of them and a witness against them. (Lḥ,* M,* A.)
An example by which one is admonished: (Ḳ:) pl. بَصَائِرُ; which is said to be used agreeably with this interpretation in the Ḳur xxviii. 43. (TA.) You say, أَمَا لَكَ بَصِيرَةٌ فِيهِ ‡ Hast thou not an example whereby thou shouldst be admonished in him? (TA.)
A shield: (AO, Ṣ, M, Ḳ:) or a glistening shield: or an oblong shield: (TA:) and a coat of mail: (AO, Ṣ, M, Ḳ:) and any defensive armour: (M, TA:) and بَصَائِرُ السِّلَاحِ any arms that are worn: and بِصَارٌ, as well as بَصَائِرُ, is a pl. thereof. (TA.) Accord. to AO, the verse of El-Joafee cited above commences thus:
* حَمَلُوا بَصَائِرَهُمْ عَلَى أَكْتَافِهِمْ *
and the meaning is, [They bore] their shields [upon their shoulder-blades]; or their coats of mail. (Ṣ.)
An oblong piece of cloth (Ḳ, TA) of cotton or other material. (TA.) [See بُصْرٌ.] Such is hung upon the door of a dwelling. (TA.) And you say, رَأَيْتُ عَلَيْهِ بَصِيرَةً, i. e. شُقَّةً مُلَفَّقَةً [app. meaning I saw upon him a garment composed of two oblong pieces of cloth joined and sewed together]. (TA.)
What is between the two oblong pieces of cloth [i. e. between any two of such pieces] of a بَيْت [or tent]; (Ṣ, Ḳ;) and what is between the two pieces of a مَزَادَة and the like; what is sewed, thereof, in the manner termed بَصْرٌ [inf. n. of بَصَرَ: see 1, last sentence]: (B:) pl. بَصَائِرُ: (Ṣ:) andبَاصِرٌ↓ signifies [in like manner] what is joined and sewed together (مُلَفَّق) between two oblong pieces of cloth or two pieces of rag. (TA.)
بَاصِرٌ: see بَصِيرٌ.
لَمْحٌ بَاصِرٌ ‡ An intent, or a hard, glance: (M, Ḳ:) or a very intent or hard glance. (Ṣ.) You say, أَرَيْتُهُ لَمْحًا بَاصِرًا ‡ I showed him a very intent or hard glance: (Ṣ, M:*) باصرا being here used for the augmented epithet [مُبْصِرًا]; (M;) or it is a possessive epithet, (Yaạḳoob, M,) like لَابِنٌ and تَامِرٌ, meaning ذُو بَصَرٍ, from أَبْصَرْتُ, like مَوْتٌ مَائِتٌ from أَمَتُّ; and it means I showed him a severe thing. (Ṣ.) And لَقِىَ مِنْهُ لَمْحًا بَاصِرًا ‡ He experienced from him a manifest, or an evident, thing. (M. [See also art. لمح.]) And رَأَى فُلَانٌ لَمْحًا بَاصِرًا ‡ Such a one beheld a terrible thing. (Lth, TA.) And أَرَانِى الزَّمَانُ لَمْحًا بَاصِرًا ‡ Fortune showed me a terrifying thing. (A.)
It is said in a prov., خَيْرُ الغَدَآءِ بَوَاكِرُهُ وَخَيْرُ العَشَآءِ بَوَاصِرُهُ, [the word بَوَاصِرُ being pl. ofبَاصِرَةٌ↓,] meaning [The best kinds of morning-meal are those thereof that are early; and the best kinds of evening-meal are those thereof] in which the food is seen, before the invasion of night. (Meyd. See Freytag's Arab. Prov. i. 442.)
بَاصِرَةٌ [as an epithet in which the quality of a subst. predominates]: see بَصَرٌ.
See also بَصَيرَةٌ, last sentence.
بَاصُورٌ: see بَاسُورٌ.
بِنْصِرٌ: see art. بنصر.
أَبْصَرُ [More, and most, sharp-sighted or clearsighted: see an ex. voce حَيَّةٌ].
مَبْصَرٌ: see بَصَيرةٌ.
مُبْصَرٌ / مُبْصَرَةٌ
مُبْصَرٌ and its fem. مُبْصَرَةٌ: see the next paragraph, in three places.
مُبْصِرٌ: see بَصِيرٌ.
[Hence,] ‡ A watcher, or guard, set in a garden. (A.)
And المُبْصِرُ † The lion, which sees his prey from afar, and pursues it. (Ḳ.)
[Making, or causing, to see, or to have sight: and hence, giving light; shining; illumining: and conspicuous; manifest; evident; apparent: also making, or causing, to have mental perception, or knowledge, or skill.] وَالنَّهَارَ مُبْصِرًا, in the Ḳur [x. 68, &c. (in the CKوالنّهارُ مُبْصَرًا↓)], means, And the day [causing to see; or] in which one sees; (Ḳ;) giving light; shining; or illumining. (TA.) And فَلَمَّا جَآءَتْهُمْ آيَاتُنَا مُبْصِرَةً, also in the Ḳur [xxvii. 13], † And when our signs came to them, making them to have sight, or to have mental perception, or knowledge, or skill; expl. by تَجْعَلُهُمْ بُصَرَآءَ: (Akh, Ṣ, Ḳ:) or giving light; shining; or illumining: (Ṣ:) or being conspicuous, manifest, or evident: or we may read مُبْصَرَةً↓, meaning having become manifest, or evident. (Zj, M.) And آتَيْنَا ثَمُودَ النَّاقَةَ مُبْصِرَةً, also in the Ḳur [xvii. 61], † And we gave to Thamood the she-camel, by means of which they had sight, or mental perception, or knowledge, or skill: (Akh:) or a sign giving light, shining, or illumining; (Fr, T;) and this is the right explanation: (T:) or a manifest, or an evident, sign: (Zj, L, Ḳ:) and some readمُبْصَرَةً↓, meaning having become manifest, so as to be seen. (Zj, L.) And جَعَلْنَا آيَةَ النَّهَارِ مُبْصِرَةً, also in the Ḳur [xvii. 13], ‡ We have made the sign of the day manifest, or apparent. (Ḳ, TA.)
One who hangs upon his door a بَصِيرَة, i. e. an oblong piece of cloth (Ḳ, TA) of cotton or other material. (TA.)
مَبْصَرَةٌ: see بَصِيرَةٌ.
مُسْتَبْصِرٌ One who seeks, or endeavours, to see a thing plainly or clearly [either with the eyes or with the mind]. (TA, from a trad.)
وَكَانُوا مُسْتَبْصِرِينَ, in the Ḳur [xxix. 37], means, And they were endowed with perceptive faculties of the mind, or of knowledge, or of skill: (Jel:) or they clearly perceived, when they did what they did, that the result thereof would be their punishment. (M.) And you say, هُوَ مُسْتَبْصِرٌ فِى دِينِهِ وَعَمَلِهِ He is endowed with mental perception, or knowledge, or understanding, intelligence, or skill, in his religion and his actions. (TA.)