primary target


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primary target

An object of high publicity value to terrorists. See also antiterrorism; secondary targets.
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Both the DHS and the FBI denied commenting on the matter and their report said that Android continues to be a primary target due to its market share and open source architecture, the report added.
It then became the primary target for the second atomic bomb, but cloud obscured the target area, and so the bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, killing thousands there, instead).
In addition to its new role as the primary target supplier for GMD, Orbital also supplies target launch vehicles for numerous other missile defense-related programs.
Consumer Alert recently discovered and alerted the Federal Trade Commission to a widespread telemarketing scam in which senior citizens appear to be the primary target.
But it has more than the consumer in mind: The company says its primary target markets include "corporate advertisers, sponsors of not-for-profits and charitable organizations.
For example, the new guidelines stilt mark LDL as the primary target of cholesterol-lowering therapy, but they urge physicians to determine the amount of HDL cholesterol in patients' blood, even labeling it a "negative risk factor" for heart disease.
Expressionism has for some time been his primary target as well as his weapon of choice; but he goes far beyond merely exposing the impossibility of any kind of complete expression.
It has two primary target investment areas: high-value manufacturing and business services.
Police suspect that Shane Wilson, 31, who was on parole for drug possession and receiving stolen property, was the primary target in the triple homicide reported about 2 p.
AIDS researchers know that such T-lymphocytes are the primary target of the AIDS-causing human immunodeficiencyvirus (HIV).