What is the noun for aiming?

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  1. The pointing of a weapon, as a gun, a dart, or an arrow, or object, in the line of direction with the object intended to be struck; the line of fire; the direction of anything, such as a spear, a blow, a discourse, a remark, towards a particular point or object, with a view to strike or affect it.
  2. The point intended to be hit, or object intended to be attained or affected.
  3. Intention or goal
  4. The ability of someone to aim straight; one's faculty for being able to hit a physical target
  5. (obsolete) Conjecture; guess.
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  7. Examples:
    1. “The company's aim is to make the world a better place.”
      “He held his breath to steady his aim on the sniper rifle.”
  1. The state or quality of being aimless, or without purpose or direction.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “This will prevent the mind from sinking into discouragement or aimlessness.”
      “To be honest I felt a bit weird today, a little directionless perhaps, with a vague feeling of aimlessness.”
      “He did not come to save his people from aimlessness, poverty or political adversity.”
  1. One who aims; one who is responsible for aiming.
  2. Examples:
    1. “After joining the RAF, he trained as a bomb aimer in Oxfords, Ansons and Wellingtons before joining a squadron of Lancasters.”
      “Crews consisted of a pilot, flight engineer, bomb aimer, navigator, wireless operator, and front and rear gunners.”
      “Finally, Peter Aimer, Andrew Reynolds, and Rob Richie and Steven Hill tell us what's going on in New Zealand, Britain and the United States.”
  1. The quality of having good aim (with a weapon).
  1. The act of one who aims.
  2. Synonyms:
  1. plural of aiming
  2. Synonyms:
  1. plural of aimer
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