target

target

(ta:r' get) n.

1. the object or destination at which the results of an action are placed.

The target variable must be long enough to contain the value returned by the function.

2. the intended outcome or result of an undertaking; business objective.

3. a dependent variable or a set of dependent variables in an analytic model.

4. a person, object, or area selected for action or change.

v.t.

5. to select or use as a target.

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