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English → English (WordNet) Definition: point-blank point-blank adj 1: 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” [syn: blunt, candid, forthright, frank, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, straight-from-the-shoulder] 2: close enough to go straight to the target; “point-blank range”; “a point-blank shot” adv : in a direct and unequivocal manner; “I asked him point-blank whether he wanted the job”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Point-blank Point-blank \Point`-blank"\, a. 1. Directed in a line toward the object aimed at; aimed directly toward the mark. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, direct; plain; unqualified; -- said of language; as, a point-blank assertion. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Point-blank \Point`-blank"\, adv. In a point-blank manner. [1913 Webster] To sin point-blank against God's word. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] Point-blank \Point`-blank"\, n. [F. point point + blanc white.] 1. The white spot on a target, at which an arrow or other missile is aimed. [Obs.] --Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mil.) (a) With all small arms, the second point in which the natural line of sight, when horizontal, cuts the trajectory. (b) With artillery, the point where the projectile first strikes the horizontal plane on which the gun stands, the axis of the piece being horizontal. [1913 Webster]


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