the point at which a gun or bombsight is aimed in order to strike a desired target, often a point in advance of or behind the actual target.
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How to use aiming point in a sentence
Yes; you could take an aiming point low and to the left and have the shots strike a predetermined point.
Here that would be the situation you would have—an aiming point off to the side and an impact area at the high right corner.
But it would be no different from taking these targets and putting an aiming point in the center of the bullet-impact area.
Platoon leaders must always be sure to designate a definite aiming point.Manual of Military Training | James A. Moss
He must then determine the proper sight-setting for that particular aiming point.Manual of Military Training | James A. Moss