aiming point

noun

Definition of aiming point

: the point at which the line of sight is directed when sighting (as for the dropping of bombs) or when a firing piece is being laid for direction

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First Known Use of aiming point

1587, in the meaning defined above

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“Aiming point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aiming%20point. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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