primary target
An object of high publicity value to terrorists. See also antiterrorism; secondary targets.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • target — [[t]tɑ͟ː(r)gɪt[/t]] ♦♦ targets, targeting, targeted also targetting, targetted 1) N COUNT A target is something at which someone is aiming a weapon or other object. The village lies beside a main road, making it an easy target for bandits... The… …   English dictionary

  • primary radar — A radar that depends exclusively on transmitted energy, reflected back from the target. A primary radar indicates the target position in range and azimuth. It also can be made to indicate height. The other information for identification, however …   Aviation dictionary

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