Point-blank

Definition of Point-blank

Point`-blank´
n.1.The white spot on a target, at which an arrow or other missile is aimed.
2.(Mil.) With all small arms, the second point in which the natural line of sight, when horizontal, cuts the trajectory.
a.1.Directed in a line toward the object aimed at; aimed directly toward the mark.
2.Hence, direct; plain; unqualified; - said of language; as, a point-blank assertion.
Point-blank range
the extent of the apparent right line of a ball discharged.
Point-blank shot
the shot of a gun pointed directly toward the object to be hit.
adv.1.In a point-blank manner.
To sin point-blank against God's word.
- Fuller.
2.(Mil.) See under Appui.
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