direct hit


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direct hit

n (Mil) → colpo diretto
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Punto is a direct hit, reverso a backward blow, and so on.
Hurricane Maria made a direct hit on Puerto Rico Wednesday as a Category 4 and knocked out power for the entire island.
The direct hit on the Darwin Post Office killed six women and four menuamong them a husband, wife, and daughter and two sisters.
In the Roundup: Ted Cruz appears positioned to go head to head with Donald Trump for the GOP presidential nomination, a federal appeals court will again examine Texas' controversial voter ID law, and the upper Texas coast remains vulnerable to a storm's direct hit.
There was also a direct hit to the Students' Union, partially demolishing the newly built refectory.
Meantime, Israeli media reported that a massive fire took place when gas station in Ashdod suffered a direct hit from a rocket fired at it.
EASTENDER Doris Lecy, 97, survived at the age of 25, when her father's Army clothing factory took a direct hit in Stepney during the dark days of 1940.
Soldiers responded with artillery fire towards the source of the shooting… a direct hit was identified," she said without elaborating.
Watts' Carlton team-mate Preston Mommsen scored 35 before man of the match Coetzer ended the contest with a direct hit to run out Gordon Drummond.
SEVENTY years on from the horror of the Blitz, only now do we learn of the 600 men, women and children buried alive in a basement when a school they were sheltering in took a direct hit from a German bomb.
Even if it is not a direct hit, the rough weather will push back efforts to kill the well by at least a week.