Point-blank range

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the extent of the apparent right line of a ball discharged.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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To use the concise, pointblank phrase of the sailors.
The African team had Jane Chimaliro sent off for wasting time before the Scots were awarded two fouls in succession and handed the opportunity to level from pointblank range.
Wigan responded immediately, with Arouna Kone nodding home Jean Beausejour cross at pointblank range, but for all Wigan's efforts in the second half, boss Roberto Martinez conceded his did not do enough to turn game around.
Operation Pointblank 1944 provides a fine survey adding to Osprey's 'Campaign' series recounting history's greatest military conflicts, and covers the U.S.
The security firm boss was gunned down at pointblank range.
It is thought Barry attempted to flee when the gunman entered the shop, but was shot at pointblank range.