Children were the target of the new advertising campaign.
Achieved our target for quarterly sales.
Targeted the airport hangar.
Targeted the molecule for study; targeted teenagers with the ad campaign.
Targeted the ad campaign toward seniors.
- The sliding sight on a surveyor's leveling rod.
- A disk-shaped signal on a railroad switch.
- A metallic insert, usually of tungsten or molybdenum, in the anode of an X-ray tube, upon which the stream of cathode rays impinges and from which X-rays emanate.
- A surface, object, etc. subjected to irradiation or to bombardment as by nuclear particles.
Drugs that target estrogen receptors.
An example of target is to aim a gun while at a shooting range.
An example of target is to concentrate all efforts on one goal.
An example of target is a bulls-eye.
Do you charge by source or target?
This cross-platform compiler can target any of several processors.
- Completely accurate, precise, or valid:Observations that were right on target.
- completely accurate; precise
Origin of target
- Middle English small targe from Old French targuete variant of targete diminutive of targe light shield of Germanic origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Diminutive of targe.