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  • 1 Point shooting — is a method of shooting a firearm that relies on a shooter s instinctive reactions and kinematics to quickly engage close targets. Point Shooting does not rely on sights, but instead may place the gun below the line of sight, but in many cases… …

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  • 2 Point-blank — a. 1. Directed in a line toward the object aimed at; aimed directly toward the mark. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, direct; plain; unqualified; said of language; as, a point blank assertion. [1913 Webster] {Point blank range}, the extent of the appare …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Point-blank range — Point blank Point blank , a. 1. Directed in a line toward the object aimed at; aimed directly toward the mark. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, direct; plain; unqualified; said of language; as, a point blank assertion. [1913 Webster] {Point blank range} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Point-blank shot — Point blank Point blank , a. 1. Directed in a line toward the object aimed at; aimed directly toward the mark. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, direct; plain; unqualified; said of language; as, a point blank assertion. [1913 Webster] {Point blank range} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 point-blank — adv 1.) if you say or refuse something point blank, you do it directly and without trying to explain your reasons ▪ He refused point blank to identify his accomplices. ▪ I told him point blank that I didn t want to get involved. 2.) a gun fired… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 Point-blank — n. [F. point point + blanc white.] 1. The white spot on a target, at which an arrow or other missile is aimed. [Obs.] Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mil.) (a) With all small arms, the second point in which the natural line of sight, when horizontal …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 point-blank — [point′blaŋk′] adj. [ POINT + BLANK, n. 4] 1. Gunnery a) aimed horizontally, straight at a mark, at such close range that rise and fall in the projectile s flight need not be considered b) of or suitable for such fire [point blank range] …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 point´ed|ness — point|ed «POYN tihd», adjective. 1. having a point or points: »a pointed roof. SYNONYM(S): peaked. 2. Figurative. sharp; piercing: »a pointed wit. SYNONYM(S): keen. 3 …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 9 point´ed|ly — point|ed «POYN tihd», adjective. 1. having a point or points: »a pointed roof. SYNONYM(S): peaked. 2. Figurative. sharp; piercing: »a pointed wit. SYNONYM(S): keen. 3 …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 point|ed — «POYN tihd», adjective. 1. having a point or points: »a pointed roof. SYNONYM(S): peaked. 2. Figurative. sharp; piercing: »a pointed wit. SYNONYM(S): keen. 3 …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 Point of Peace Foundation — is an independent human rights organization based in Stavanger, Norway. The organization is responsible for several events in 2008 as Stavanger is European Capital of Culture.The organization aims to establish an international arena for dialogue… …

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  • 12 point-blank — point′ blank′ adj. 1) aimed or fired straight at the mark esp. from close range; direct 2) straightforward, plain, or explicit 3) with a direct aim; directly; straight 4) bluntly; frankly • Etymology: 1565–75 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 point — 1 /pOInt/ noun 1 IDEA (C) a single fact, idea, or opinion that is part of an argument or discussion: There was one point on which everyone agreed. | She had brought a list of points for discussion. | One important point must be borne in mind. |… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 point — point1 W1S1 [pɔınt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(idea)¦ 2¦(main meaning/idea)¦ 3¦(purpose)¦ 4¦(place)¦ 5¦(in time/development)¦ 6¦(quality/feature)¦ 7¦(games/sport)¦ 8¦(sharp end)¦ 9 boiling point/freezing point/melting point etc …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 Point-blank range — In external ballistics, point blank range is the distance between a firearm and a target of a given size such that the bullet in flight is expected to strike the target without adjusting the elevation of the firearm (see also gun). The point… …

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  • 16 Point Isabel Regional Shoreline — For other uses, see Point Isabel (disambiguation). Point Isabel Regional Shoreline A map of the park and surrounding area, the land across the channel is known as North Point Isabel Type Regional (East Bay Regional Parks) …

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  • 17 point*/*/*/ — [pɔɪnt] noun I 1) [C] one idea or opinion among a number of others I disagree with you on a couple of points.[/ex] 2) [singular] the thing that you are trying to say My point is that we re spending too much time on details.[/ex] I take your point …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 point — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, partly from Anglo French, prick, dot, moment, from Latin punctum, from neuter of punctus, past participle of pungere to prick; partly from Anglo French pointe sharp end, from Vulgar Latin *puncta, from Latin,… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 point-blank — adverb 1 if you say or refuse something point blank, you do it directly and without trying to explain your reasons: I told him point blank that I did not want to be involved in the deal. 2 a gun fired point blank is fired very close to the person …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 point-blank — /pɔɪnt ˈblæŋk / (say poynt blangk) adjective 1. aimed or fired straight at the mark at close range; direct: a point blank shot. 2. straightforward, plain, or explicit: a point blank question. –adverb 3. with a direct aim at close range; directly; …

    Australian English dictionary


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