point-blank definition

  • adjective:
    • directed right during the mark or target without making it possible for the fall in a projectile's training course.
    • So close to a target that a weapon could be aimed right at it: point-blank range.
    • Close adequate so lacking the mark is not likely or impossible: a point-blank chance.
    • Straightforward; blunt: a point-blank accusation.
    • very close; maybe not coming in contact with although not more than a few metres (yards).
    • the length between a firearm and a target where a projectile in-flight is expected to strike the centre for the target without adjusting the height regarding the firearm.
    • Disconcertingly simple or dull.
    • Directed in a line toward the item aimed at; directed right toward the mark.
    • Hence, direct; plain; unqualified; -- said of language.
    • characterized by directness in manner or message; without subtlety or evasion
    • near enough to get right to the goal
  • adverb:
    • With a straight aim; right: fired point-blank at intruder.
    • Without doubt, deliberation, or equivocation: answered point-blank.
    • In a direct fashion, without hesitation.
    • In a point-blank fashion.
    • in a primary and unequivocal way
  • noun:
    • The white spot on a target, at which an arrow or other missile is aimed.
    • with small-arms, the second point in which the normal distinct sight, when horizontal, cuts the trajectory.
    • With artillery, the point where the projectile very first strikes the horizontal airplane where the weapon appears, the axis associated with piece becoming horizontal.
    • a primary chance; a go with direct aim; a point-blank chance.
    • the next point (which, that furthest from piece) of which the distinct sight intersects the trajectory of a. projectile.
  • others:
    • Directly; directly; without deviation or circumlocution.
    • In gunnery, having a horizontal path: as, a point-blank shot.
    • Direct; basic; specific; present: as, a pointblank denial.

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