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(jocular) the setting of more targets than is strictly necessary for the effective functioning of an organization, esp when it leads to an increase in bureaucracy


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  • Target-language

    noun 1. the language into which a text is to be translated from another language. Compare source language (def 1). 2. a language, especially a foreign language, that one is in the process of learning. Compare source language (def 2). target language noun 1. the language into which a text, document, etc, is translated 2. […]

  • Targetless

    noun 1. an object, usually marked with concentric circles, to be aimed at in shooting practice or contests. 2. any object used for this purpose. 3. anything fired at. 4. a goal to be reached. 5. an object of abuse, scorn, derision, etc.; butt. 6. Fencing. the portion of a fencer’s body where a touch […]

  • Target-machine description language

    (TMDL) The machine-description language used in the Graham-Glanville code generator. [“Table-Driven Code Generation”, S.L. Graham, IEEE Computer 13(8):25-34 (Aug 1980)]. (1995-02-21)

  • Target man

    noun 1. (soccer) an attacking player to whom high crosses and centres are played, esp a tall forward

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