marksmanship


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marks·man

 (märks′mən)
n.
1. A man skilled in shooting at a target.
2.
a. A classification in the US Army and Marine Corps for the lowest of three ratings of rifle proficiency.
b. One who holds this rating.

marks′man·ship′ n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marksmanship - skill in shootingmarksmanship - skill in shooting      
acquirement, skill, accomplishment, attainment, acquisition - an ability that has been acquired by training
Translations
مَهارَه في الرِّمايَه
střelecké mistrovsví
skydefærdighed
mesterlövészi képesség
skotfimi
strelecké umenie
keskin nişancılık

marksmanship

[ˈmɑːksmənʃɪp] Npuntería f

marksmanship

[ˈmɑːrksmənʃɪp] nadresse f au tirmark-up [ˈmɑːrkʌp] n (COMMERCE)
(= addition to price) → marge f
the mark-up on sth → la marge sur qch
the mark-up on wine → la marge sur les vins
There's an enormous mark-up on convenience foods → La marge sur les plats cuisinés est énorme.
(= profit margin) → marge m

marksmanship

marksmanship

[ˈmɑːksmənˌʃɪp] nabilità f inv nel tiro

mark

(maːk) noun
1. (also Deutsche Mark, ~Deutschmark (ˈdoitʃmaːk) ) the standard unit of German currency before the euro.
2. a point given as a reward for good work etc. She got good marks in the exam.
3. a stain. That spilt coffee has left a mark on the carpet.
4. a sign used as a guide to position etc. There's a mark on the map showing where the church is.
5. a cross or other sign used instead of a signature. He couldn't sign his name, so he made his mark instead.
6. an indication or sign of a particular thing. a mark of respect.
verb
1. to put a mark or stain on, or to become marked or stained. Every pupil's coat must be marked with his name; That coffee has marked the tablecloth; This white material marks easily.
2. to give marks to (a piece of work). I have forty exam-papers to mark tonight.
3. to show; to be a sign of. X marks the spot where the treasure is buried.
4. to note. Mark it down in your notebook.
5. (in football etc) to keep close to (an opponent) so as to prevent his getting the ball. Your job is to mark the centre-forward.
marked adjective
obvious or easily noticeable. There has been a marked improvement in her work.
ˈmarkedly (-kid-) adverb
noticeably. It's markedly easier to do it by this method.
ˈmarker noun
1. a person who marks eg the score at games.
2. something used for marking, eg in scoring, showing the position of something etc. The area is indicated by large green markers.
3. a type of pen, usually with a thick point.
ˈmarksman (ˈmaːks-) plural ˈmarksmen noun
a person who shoots well. The police marksman did not kill the criminal – he wounded him in the leg to prevent him escaping.
ˈmarksmanship noun
a person's skill as a marksman.
leave/make one's mark
to make a permanent or strong impression. The horrors of the war have left their mark on the children.
mark out
1. to mark the boundary of (eg a football pitch) by making lines etc. The pitch was marked out with white lines.
2. to select or choose for some particular purpose etc in the future. He had been marked out for an army career from early childhood.
mark time
to move the feet up and down as if marching, but without going forward. He's only marking time in this job till he gets a better one.
References in classic literature ?
With their uncanny marksmanship they raked the on-coming fleet with volley after volley.
It was a cold-blooded exhibition of marksmanship. At first their bullets zipped harmlessly along the surface of the water on either side the boat; but, as the men continued to pull lustily, they struck closer and closer.
The fatal marksmanship of the therns had snatched from our companions whatever slender chance they had of gaining the perilous freedom of the world without.
Such is the uncanny marksmanship of these Martian savages that three red warriors dropped in their tracks as three projectiles exploded in their vitals.
Fortunately the small boats presented a rather poor target, which, combined with the bad marksmanship of the Germans preserved their occupants from harm; and after a few minutes a blotch of smoke appeared upon the eastern horizon and the U-boat submerged and disappeared.
A very necessary feature of the expiation is the marksmanship of my opponent.
The mob cheered and yelled themselves hoarse at this even marksmanship. The trumpet sounded again, and a new target was set up at forty ells.
Japan's officers reorganized the Chinese army; her drill sergeants made the mediaeval warriors over into twentieth century soldiers, accustomed to all the modern machinery of war and with a higher average of marksmanship than the soldiers of any Western nation.
The Philippine Army selected the best shooters during the conclusion of Philippine Army Marksmanship Assessment and Evaluation (PAMAE) at Camp O'Donnell, Capas, Tarlac on Monday, March 18, 2019.
'That's the reason why we have a regular marksmanship and gun safety handling training among our personnel,' Tagum said.
'We'll try to match their size and experience with our speed, outside shooting, free throw marksmanship and defensive versatility,' head coach Ronnie Magsanoc told The STAR's Joaquin Henson shortly after splitting the first two assignments last Saturday.