Bullseye (target)


Bullseye (target)

The bullseye is the center of a target (worth 10 points in archery or 50 points in darts), and by extension the name given to any shot that hits the bullseye. There is a common misconception that the bullseye in darts is worth 25, however the green outer bullseye of the dart board is actually worth half of the bullseye (25). The center spot (red) is the bullseye and worth 50 points.Fact|date=February 2007

Consequently, "hitting the bullseye" became a term for an unexpectedly good success.

The word bullseye can also refer to any design or pattern featuring prominent concentric circles, visually suggesting an archery target. Examples would be the old-fashioned hard candy with a pattern of black and white stripes that was popular in the UK, or the logo for Target Corporation.

ee also

* Bullseye (shooting competition)

External links

* [http://www.flashearth.com/?lat=42.006768&lon=-87.887157&z=17.9&r=0&src=yh Aerial view of a Target store in Des Plaines, Illinois] this also has a defect

tags:


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Target — refers to: * Target Corporation, a U.S. mass merchandise retailer * Bullseye (target) * Target (Australia), an Australian mass merchandise store retailer * Gui Jean Baptiste Target (1733–1807), French lawyer * Target, Allier, a commune of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Target Corporation — This article is about the United States retail company and its stores. For the Australian retail stores, see Target Australia. Target Corporation Type Public company Traded as NYSE:  …   Wikipedia

  • Bullseye (shooting competition) — Kimber Raptor with a paper target, 91 1X score. Bullseye, also known as conventional pistol, is a shooting sport in which participants shoot handguns at paper targets at fixed distances and time limits. A number of organizations, including the… …   Wikipedia

  • Bullseye (active pricing game) — Bullseye is a pricing game on the American television game show The Price Is Right . It is played for a prize, usually valued between $3,000 and $10,000, and uses grocery items.Having debuted on July 1, 1976, it should not be confused with the… …   Wikipedia

  • Bullseye (mascot) — Bullseye is a Miniature Bull Terrier and trademark of the Target Brands, a subsidiary of Target Corporation. It has a pure white coat, and has Target Corporation s bullseye logo painted around its left eye. It is featured in Target s commercial… …   Wikipedia

  • Bullseye — Personnage de fiction apparaissant dans Daredevil Alias Benjamin Pointdexter, Lester, Leonard, Activité(s) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Target cell — is a term given to one of three different concepts in medicine.* In hematology, target cells are abnormal red blood cells, that have a bullseye appearance. (See main article: codocyte)* In endocrinology, target cells can refer to the cells where… …   Wikipedia

  • bullseye — 1833, center of a target. Meaning shot that hits the mark is from 1857 …   Etymology dictionary

  • bullseye — ► NOUN 1) the centre of the target in sports such as archery and darts. 2) a hard peppermint flavoured sweet …   English terms dictionary

  • Bullseye (comics) — Superherobox| caption=Bullseye Promotional art by Mike Deodato comic color=background:#ff8080 character name=Bullseye real name=Lester (last name unrevealed) publisher=Marvel Comics debut= Daredevil #131 (March 1976) creators=Marv Wolfman John… …   Wikipedia