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Target

Tar´get
n.1.A kind of small shield or buckler, used as a defensive weapon in war.
2.A butt or mark to shoot at, as for practice, or to test the accuracy of a firearm, or the force of a projectile.
3.(Surveying) The sliding crosspiece, or vane, on a leveling staff.
4.(Railroad) A conspicuous disk attached to a switch lever to show its position, or for use as a signal.
5.A thin cut; a slice; specif., of lamb, a piece consisting of the neck and breast joints.
6.A tassel or pendent; also, a shred; tatter.
7.A goal for an activity; as, the target of this year's fundraising drive is 2 million dollars.
8.A metallic object toward which a beam of electrons is aimed in a tube designed to generate X-rays; when the electrons strike the target, the impact causes emission of X-rays.
9.Any object toward which a beam of photons, a laser beam, an electron beam, or a beam of atomic or subatomic particles is aimed.
10.A person who is the subject of criticism or ridicule.
Noun1.target - a reference point to shoot at; "his arrow hit the mark"
Synonyms: mark
2.Targettarget - a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence; "he fell prey to muggers"; "everyone was fair game"; "the target of a manhunt"
Synonyms: fair game, prey, quarry
3.target - the location of the target that is to be hit
Synonyms: target area
4.target - sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at
Synonyms: butt
5.target - the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable); "the sole object of her trip was to see her children"
Synonyms: objective, aim, object
Verb1.target - intend (something) to move towards a certain goal; "He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"; "criticism directed at her superior"; "direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"
Synonyms: direct, aim, place, point
target - SCSI target
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