target

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

tar·get

noun \ˈtär-gət\

Definition of TARGET

1
: something to be affected by an action or development; specifically : an organ, part, or tissue that is affected by the action of a hormone
2
a : the metallic surface usually of platinum or tungsten upon which the stream of electrons within an X-ray tube is focused and from which the X-rays are emitted b : a body, surface, or material bombarded with nuclear particles or electrons
3
: the thought or object that is to be recognized (as by telepathy) or affected (as by psychokinesis) in a parapsychological experiment

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