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bull’s-eye

bull’s-eye, 2
1. A figure or ornament of concentric bands.
2. A round or oval aperture, open, louvered, or glazed; an oculus or oeil-de-boeuf
3. The enclosure of such an aperture, a double-arched frame with two or four key voussoirs.
4. A circular aperture in a masonry wall; usually formed by voussoirs or tapered bricks.

Bull’s-eye

Bill Sykes’s dog. [Br. Lit.: Oliver Twist]
See: Dogs
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We couple synthetic tornado events and event-derived (Joplin, Missouri EF5) damage context with a spatial modeling approach to evaluate the expanding bull's-eye effect using the superposition of hypothetical tornado events atop varying development morphologies.
In terms of precision and accuracy, you need to hit the figurative bull's-eye with every single arrow.
Longslides had a mild vogue in both bull's-eye and practical pistol competition.
It has a handful of stores in some of the city's other boroughs and in the nearby suburbs, and for years it has been displaying its Bull's-eye logo around the city--on a big billboard Times Square, in fashion shows down the side of a Fifth Avenue skyscraper.
It requires the use of high-velocity ammunition, which is not as accurate as standard velocity for bull's-eye competition.
At Bull's-Eye, we know that serious grillers get serious respect," says Brendan Honan, senior brand manager.
Camp people know that hitting a bull's-eye in archery is properly done in silence but must be while surrounded with a group of friends.
With the precision of a marksman (and just twelve works), he hit the bull's-eye.
Now when you press the Ctrl key, a brief, flashing bull's-eye will appear around the cursor.
Mark Merlis's last novel, An Arrow's Flight, hit the literary bull's-eye.
And the intercontinental ballistic missiles of the Soviet Union kept the United States in a bull's-eye for forty years, notwithstanding our vaunted seas.
Then, all the darts you throw should be aimed at the bull's-eye of that target.