The use of “targeted” lends a smell of precision and, therefore, brevity, finality.
Martin Amis is not baffled by the modern world; he observes it with precision.
Once you got into the military planes, it was a question of learning your precision—how you could make turns, land the planes.
The flight path of the Air France Airbus A330 was known with some precision, as was the time of its disappearance.
Visa can predict with a fair amount of precision whether one of its cardholders is going to get a divorce.
The very lines of his face were drawn with the precision, the finality, of a geometrical figure.
The most obvious is to hit him smartly and with precision on the exact tip of the nose.
The real question at issue will then stand out in clear relief, and precision will be given to the entire discussion.
Hence he moved with rapidity and precision, and was never taken by surprise.
At the expense of swollen and painful lips, he managed this sufficiently to play the music required with ease and precision.
1630s, "a cutting off (mentally), abstraction," from French précision (16c.) and directly from Latin praecisionem (nominative praecisio) "a cutting off," noun of action from past participle stem of praecidere (see precise). Meaning "preciseness" is from 1740.
The number of decimal places to which a number is computed.