point of impact


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point of impact

1. The point on the drop zone where the first parachutist or air dropped cargo item lands or is expected to land.
2. The point at which a projectile, bomb, or re-entry vehicle impacts or is expected to impact.
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Then blinding flames squirted out in all directions from the point of impact, and the little man who had jumped became, for an instant, a flash of fire and vanished--vanished absolutely.
At the same instant he received a stunning blow on the left side of the back, and from the point of impact felt a rush of flame through his flesh.
So if your rounds are hitting to the right, you'd drift the rear to the left (because you want to move the point of impact to the left) or the front to the right (ditto).
Filing the front sight down moves the point of impact up, not down.
Once on the point of impact, the VC will select CALCULATE and SAVE on the CTD.
The crash took place on Highway 261, just outside Paxville, with this incredible footage showing the point of impact.
The mangled remains of his bicycle could be seen beside a blue forensic tent covering the point of impact.
The committee has made two HotSpot cameras compulsory along with ball- tracking technology in the minimum requirements, while also suggesting a " minor amendment to the LBW protocols whereby the ' margin of uncertainty' regarding the point of impact with the batsman should be the same as that provided for the point of impact with the stumps".
But there was nothing to show the actual point of impact, as that happened out of view of the cameras.
As close to the bore of the firearm as possible, the laser rod positioning allows for the closest and most consistent relationship between your point of aim and point of impact (POA/POI) over all shooting distances.
Once the attack subsided, Post Attack Reconnaissance teams were released and a cordon setup closing off all traffic in and around the point of impact.