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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.
Adj.1.point-blank - characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion; "blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank"; "it is possible to be outspoken without being rude"; "plainspoken and to the point"; "a point-blank accusation"
2.point-blank - close enough to go straight to the target; "point-blank range"; "a point-blank shot"
Adv.1.point-blank - in a direct and unequivocal manner; "I asked him point-blank whether he wanted the job"
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