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Definition of Target


  1. A thin cut; a slice; specif., of lamb, a piece consisting of the neck and breast joints.
  2. A tassel or pendent; also, a shred; tatter.
  3. A kind of small shield or buckler, used as a defensive weapon in war.
  4. A butt or mark to shoot at, as for practice, or to test the accuracy of a firearm, or the force of a projectile.
  5. The pattern or arrangement of a series of hits made by a marksman on a butt or mark; as, he made a good target.
  6. The sliding crosspiece, or vane, on a leveling staff.
  7. A conspicuous disk attached to a switch lever to show its position, or for use as a signal.
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Target Translations

target in German is Ziel, Ziel, Ziel(Lauferk), Zielbereich
target in Italian is traguardo
target in Spanish is meta