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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ Any way you look at it, the beams miss the bullseye and hit the outer ring.
▪ As with the first beams, they were landing on the side of the bullseye closest to the rear of the craft.
▪ Like when you first started accelerating: the beams still hit the bullseye - more or less.
▪ So they must have thought they were still going in a straight line heading for the bullseye.
▪ Swindon Town's new scoring machine hits the bullseye once more.
▪ The beam carried on in a straight line, and hit the point where the bullseye ought to have been.
▪ The targets are black men with superimposed concentric circles declining to a solid, black bullseye.
▪ They were heading for the bullseye to begin with, but then the target started to accelerate it speeded up.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

also bulls-eye, 1833, "center of a target," from bull (n.1) + eye (n.). So called for size and color. Meaning "shot that hits the mark" is from 1857.


interj. 1 A cry when someone hits the '''bullseye''' of a target. 2 By extension, a response when someone makes an accurate statement. n. 1 The centre of a target. 2 (context darts English) The two central rings on a dartboard. 3 A peppermint-flavoured confection with stripes on it. 4 (context nautical obsolete English) Thick glass set into the side of a ship to let in light. 5 A shot which hits the centre of a target. 6 A hand-cancelled postmark issued by a counter clerk at a post office, typically done on a receipt for proof of mailing. 7 Thick glass window with concentric ripple effect. 8 A convex glass lens which is placed in front of a lamp to concentrate the light so as to make it more conspicuous as a signal; also the lantern itself.

Bullseye (UK game show)

Bullseye is a British game show television programme, with a darts theme. It was first made for the ITV network by ATV in 1981, then by Central from 1982 until 1995, and was hosted by comedian and TV presenter Jim Bowen.

Bullseye (comics)

Bullseye is a fictional character, a supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. A psychopathic assassin, Bullseye uses the opportunities afforded by his line of work to exercise his homicidal tendencies and to work out his own personal vendetta against Daredevil.

Although he possesses no superpowers, Bullseye is able to use almost any object as a lethal projectile, be it weapons like shuriken and sai or seemingly harmless objects like playing cards and pencils. His marksmanship is uncanny, at a nearly supernatural level, but he has been known to miss moving targets.

In the Daredevil live-action film, the character is portrayed by actor Colin Farrell. Bullseye was 20th in IGN's list of the "Top 100 Comic Book Villains of All Time", and 35th in their list of "The Top 50 Avengers".

Bullseye (U.S. game show)

Bullseye is an American game show that aired in syndication from September 29, 1980 to September 24, 1982. Jim Lange was the host, and the program was produced by Jack Barry and Dan Enright. Jay Stewart was the announcer for the first season, and Charlie O'Donnell announced for the second season. The series' executive producer was Ron Greenberg.


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Bullseye (CNBC TV series)

Bullseye was a news and analysis program that aired on CNBC at 6 pm ET weekdays from December 8, 2003 to March 11, 2005. Hosted by Dylan Ratigan, it covered breaking news stories from business to pop culture and offered guidance on personal finance with the help of CNBC reporter Steve Liesman and his economy charts drawn on " Easels". The program had music selected by a CNBC intern called Grecco.

One segment on the show was called Whine & Cheese, where Ratigan served wine and cheese to his guests and talked about the news in business and corporate governance.

On the last episode of the show, on the segment called Bullseye Perspective, Ratigan served as moderator of an economics debate between Lawrence Kudlow and Paul Krugman of the New York Times.

Frequent guests included CNBC anchor Rebecca Quick and brothers and stock traders Jon Najarian and Pete Najarian from Najarian Capital in Chicago, who also appear on the syndicated TV program First Business on various U.S. TV stations.

On another segment named Bullseye on America, CNBC reporters gave insight into the state of the U.S. economy.

The show was replaced by Jim Cramer's Mad Money on March 14, 2005.

Bullseye (The Avengers)

"Bullseye" is the fourth episode of the second series of the 1960s cult British spy-fi television series The Avengers, starring Patrick Macnee and Honor Blackman. It originally aired on ABC on 20 October 1962. The episode was directed by Peter Hammond and written by Eric Paice.

Bullseye (1987 film)

Bullseye is an Australian comedy adventure film directed by Carl Schultz.

The movie is also known as The Trailblazer, Trailblazer, Outback and Birdsville.

Bullseye (American Horror Story)

"Bullseye" is the sixth episode of the fourth season of the anthology television series American Horror Story, which premiered on November 12, 2014 on the cable network FX. It was written by John J. Gray and directed by Howard Deutch. In this episode, Elsa ( Jessica Lange) prepares to work in television by starting a new act and the sisters settle in their new home.

Bullseye (shooting competition)

Bullseye, also known as precision pistol, formerly known as conventional pistol, is a shooting sport in which participants shoot handguns at paper targets at fixed distances and time limits. A number of organizations, including the NRA and Civilian Marksmanship Program in the United States, have established rules and keep records for these sports. Emphasis is on accuracy and precision. The sport is primarily popular in United States and Canada. Bullseye pistol was the inspiration for the ISSF international 25 m Standard Pistol (82 feet) event and like the ISSF pistol events, the development of skills required to shoot one-handed at and bullseye targets at , respectively, takes considerable training to achieve proficiency.

Bullseye (mascot)

Bullseye (formerly known as Spot) is a Bull Terrier and the official mascot of Target Corporation. The dog is featured in Target's commercial campaigns and in store sale signage and is used in various marketing campaigns. The dog used in marketing campaigns is often female, but is used to play a male dog character. She has a pure white coat, and has Target Corporation's bullseye logo painted around her left eye hence her name. The makeup used on Bullseye is all natural and non-toxic. Target also offers the dog as a stuffed toy for special events or employee recognition. The original Target dog was American Kennel Club Ch. Kingsmere Moondoggie, affectionately known as "Smudgie." The current mascot is a descendant from the breeder Skyline Bull Terriers, located in Massachusetts.

Bullseye lives on a ranch just north of Los Angeles, belonging to her owner and trainer, David McMillan, operator of Worldwide Movie Animals. The ranch is home to the Target dog Nikki, although Target will not reveal whether this is the nickname of the current Bullseye or her predecessor.

In July 2015, Bullseye was affectionately called "Gigi" by her photographer during the opening of the new City Target located in Massachusetts. This Bullseye was rumored to have been flown in from Minneapolis for the opening.

Bullseye (target)

The bullseye, or bull's-eye, is the centre of a shooting target, and by extension the name given to any shot that hits the bullseye. By extension, the word bullseye can refer to any design or pattern featuring prominent concentric circles, visually suggesting an archery target, and "hitting the bullseye" is a term for an unexpectedly good success.

In archery the term bullseye is not used, the centre being referred to as the Gold. Hitting the most central ring of an international target is worth 10 points, or an Imperial target 9 points in target archery.

In darts it is 5 foot 8 inches (1.73m) above the floor. Before the start of a match players usually throw closest to the bull to decide who has the advantage of throwing first. An inner bullseye (sometimes referred to as a "double bullseye") is a smaller, inner circle and counts for 50 points while an outer bull is worth 25 points. Two treble 20's when combined with an inner bullseye is worth 170 points in darts which is the highest possible checkout. In the World Grand Prix which has a double start format an inner bullseye can begin a leg.

Hitting three bullseyes in darts is known as the " Alan Evans shot''". So far 3 televised nine dart finishes have included a double bullseye.

Bullseye (2015 U.S. game show)

Bullseye is an American game show on Fox hosted by action star Kellan Lutz and comedian Godfrey. The show features contestants who compete in extreme challenges in order to hit or come the closest to the bullseye. The first episode premiered on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at 9:00 pm EDT. The first season concluded on July 15, 2015. Although not officially cancelled, Fox did not renew the series for a second season, likely due to budgetary reasons related to the large-scale stunts featured.

Usage examples of "bullseye".

The first thing I did was I went into a sweetshop with bullseyes and the whole lot.

True for you, says Mr Vincent cross the table, and a bullseye into the bargain, says he, and a plumper and a portlier bull, says he, never shit on shamrock.

Simon Templar had ever killed, and he did it rather carefully and conscientiously, in the pellucid knowledge of what they were and what they had done, and to his own absolute judicial satisfaction, shooting Kay Natello three inches above her hollow navel and Cookie in the same umbilical bullseye, as closely as he could estimate it through her adipose camouflage.

They were the first women that Simon Templar had ever killed, and he did it rather carefully and conscientiously, in the pellucid knowledge of what they were and what they had done, and to his own absolute judicial satisfaction, shooting Kay Natello three inches above her hollow navel and Cookie in the same umbilical bullseye, as closely as he could estimate it through her adipose camouflage.

Two girls dashed back up the steps with the microphone, and the roller screen, another pounced with a cry of triumph on the jar of bullseyes, and hurried after them.

We got no treasure out of this, unless you count the peppermint bullseyes.

In addition, there were "dots" running out from the bullseyes in an X pattern.

A couple of the outer bullseyes were slightly out of position but given they were fast, one-handed, shots, they were still phenomenal.

She looked slightly less harmless with both cutlasses and one of the horsebows on her back, especially if you knew that the inn's dartboards now had deep holes in the bullseyes from all the practising.

Beverly gave Ben the Bullseye, folding his hand over the cup and ball nestled in it.

As the target approached it was apparent that there was a perfect four-leafed clover centered around the main bullseye and the lower left one.

Mike was joyed over his marksmanship since he had been able to sneak only two looks when guidance & tracking radars were not in use and had relied on just one nudge to bring it to bullseye.

He went once a week to a shooting range in North Miami, called Miami Bullseye.

The Lucky Duck had just finished skunking him at darts-tossing all five shots with his teeth and then punting them into the bullseye, with his own eyes closed-and Tommy had naturally gravitated to the nearest source of laughter to soothe his wounds.

He'd used commercial 148-grain wadcutter bullets, swaged from pure lead instead of being cast with an alloy to harden them, ahead of three grains of Bullseye, a powder fast enough to burn almost completely within the snubbie's short barrel.