noun, plural bull's-eyes.
the circular spot, usually black or outlined in black, at the center of a target marked with concentric circles and used in target practice.
the center or central area of a military target, as of a town or factory, in a bombing raid.
a missile that strikes the central area of a target.
or instance of aiming and firing a missile that results in its hitting the center of a target.
6. Informal. a.
any statement or act that is precisely to the point or achieves a desired result directly.
something that is decisive or crucial; crux.
a small circular opening or window.
a thick disk or lenslike piece of glass inserted in a roof, ship's deck, etc., to admit light.
Optics. a lens of short focal length.
a lantern equipped with a lens of this sort.
an oval or circular wooden block having a groove around it and a hole in the center, through which
to reeve a rope.
Meteorology. (formerly) the eye of a storm.
a large, round piece of peppermint-flavored hard candy.
Origin: Related forms