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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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.
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.
As you can see from the photographs, my Browning Double-Auto with a modified choke at 15' has a point of impact just slightly above center which works well for upland game guns and rising targets.
All personnel evacuated were in either the blast radius (8 meters) or fragmentary radius (25 meters) from the point of impact.
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.
I also enjoyed reading his next novel with Bob Lee Swagger as the main character in Point of Impact, and all the family history of being police officers.
However, the 28-year-old is to have a small plate inserted into his skull at the point of impact where he was hit by a spring weighing a kilogram which had worked loose from Rubens Barrichello's Brawn GP.
He estimated the truck had slowed down to 19mph at the point of impact.
SIR - Why cannot road accident scenes be photographed, as soon as possible, after the collision/s take place, before vehicles involved have been moved from the point of impact ("Jam-busting teams will help traffic flowing" June 23)?
And when slowed down at the point of impact it shows Hunt getting the initial touch, but Keane clearly getting the final and definitive touch.