direct hit


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direct hit

n (Mil) → colpo diretto
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References in classic literature ?
Punto is a direct hit, reverso a backward blow, and so on.
Summary: Pokhran (Rajasthan), [India], Feb 16 (ANI): Every weapon that was dispensed on Saturday during 'Exercise Vayu Shakti-2019' was a direct hit, speaking very highly of the professionalism of aircrew, said Indian Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa.
Leach's direct hit saw off Kusal Mendis, who was on 86 and taking Sri Lanka towards an improbable win.
Atlanta, Dhu-AlHijjah 29, 1439, Sep 9, 2018, SPA -- Forecasters say Tropical Storm Florence has turned into a hurricane and is swirling toward the East Coast for what could be a direct hit toward the end of the week.
An overhead cable suffered a direct hit which sent a power surge down the line into homes.
Hurricane Maria made a direct hit on Puerto Rico Wednesday as a Category 4 and knocked out power for the entire island.
Macau, which is surrounded by water, took almost a direct hit from the storm as it churned towards mainland China.
The direct hit caused a sickening thud that reverberated throughout the arena, while Aorigele immediately collapsed and withered in excruciating pain.
David Miller, Wayne Parnell and JP Duminy all held on to catches from Tahir, who also trapped Chamara Kapugedera lbw and ran out Suranga Lakmal with a direct hit of his own.
The direct hit on the Darwin Post Office killed six women and four menuamong them a husband, wife, and daughter and two sisters.
When Bombers Over Merseyside was published in 1943, it included another view of Cook Street "as it is today - an emergency reservoir" Flames could be seen for miles as this gasholder burned after bombing in the Linacre Surveying the remains of houses in Wallasey Road, Wallasey The mangled remains of the organ and roof at Wallasey Town Hall Liverpool University's engineering department suffered a direct hit Sunlight picks up the dust in the air as it shines through the shell of Cook Street arcade.