Some articles on target, targets:
... The target domain is described using target domain deliverables ... There are two different types of target domain deliverables operational items and descriptive items ...
... The usual targets for spanking are the buttocks and inner or outer thighs ... The usual targets for flagellation are the buttocks and the two areas of the upper back below the shoulder blades ... the backs of the calves and the chest can be targets as well ...
... The veteran destroyer served as a target ship during the atom bomb tests in 1958 (Operation Hardtack I, shots WAHOO and UMBRELLA), and in 1962 engaged in high ... in January 1963 to be used as a target ship for missile and gunnery practice off the nearby Puerto Rican island of Vieques where she was eventually sunk/scuttled in a shallow ...
... This allows the sensor to be pointed at the target when the missile is not ... the missile cannot always be pointed at the target ... Rather, the pilot or operator points the seeker at the target using radar, a helmet-mounted sight, an optical sight or possibly by pointing the nose of the aircraft or missile launcher ...
... The 2010 Biodiversity Target was an overall conservation target aiming to halt the decline of biodiversity by the end of 2010 ... The world largely failed to meet the target ...
More definitions of "target":
- (noun): The location of the target that is to be hit.
Synonyms: target area
- (noun): A reference point to shoot at.
- (noun): A person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence.
Example: "The target of a manhunt"
Synonyms: prey, quarry, fair game
Famous quotes containing the word target:
“But this we know, the obstacle that checked
And tripped the body, shot the spirit on
Further than target ever showed or shone.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“All of womens aspirationswhether for education, work, or any form of self-determinationultimately rest on their ability to decide whether and when to bear children. For this reason, reproductive freedom has always been the most popular item in each of the successive feminist agendasand the most heavily assaulted target of each backlash.”
—Susan Faludi (20th century)
“Well gentlemen, this is it. This is what weve been waiting for. Tonight your target is Tokyo. And youre gonna play em the Star Spangled Banner with two-ton bombs. All youve got to do is to remember what youve learned and follow your squadron leaders. Theyll get you in, and theyll get you out. Any questions? All right thats all. Good luck to you. Give em hell.”
—Dudley Nichols (18951960)