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n., pl. -eyes.
1. the circular spot, usu. black, at the center of a target.
2. a shot that hits this.
a. the center of a military target in a bombing raid.
b. a missile that strikes the center of a target.
c. an instance of aiming and firing a missile that results in its hitting the center of a target.
4. any statement or act that is precisely to the point or achieves a desired result directly.
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