contact point

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contact point

1. In land warfare, a point on the terrain, easily identifiable, where two or more units are required to make contact.
2. In air operations, the position at which a mission leader makes radio contact with an air control agency.
3. (DOD only) In evasion and recovery operations, a location where an evader can establish contact with friendly forces. Also called CP. See also checkpoint; control point; coordinating point.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The spaces that widen out from the contact area labially or buccally and lingually are called labial or buccal and lingual interproximal embrasures.
The panel-mounted receptacle has an internal sliding cap that moves forward and seals the contact area when the plug is disconnected from the receptacle.
State of Control Helmet Load-carrying Backpack burden strap Rolling 0.41 m/s 0.41 m/s 0.41 m/s 0.39m/s velocity Standard 0.03 0.04 0.04 0.03 deviation State of Rifle in Rifle slung burden front over the shoulder Rolling 0.40m/s 0.39m/s velocity Standard 0.03 0.03 deviation TABLE 3: Calculated p values from Wilcoxon test after pairwise comparison of changes of foot contact area during static (A stat) and dynamic (A dyn) pedobarography.
Local contact formation in PERC cells was studied in detail with respect to contact area and pitch, hence the metallization fraction.
We dominated the contact area against Italy and won the game comfortably.
The basic idea behind the even smaller SIM card standard is that the Nano SIM (4FF) reduces the size of the SIM effectively to just the golden coloured contact area. The area around the contact area is just about enough to prevent any electrical shorts that may occur within the socket.
(When a board is closer to the nozzle, the contact area gets much larger.
Furthermore, we demonstrated that the contact area between the LHB and the humeral head was greater in neutral position than abduction.
Chatsworth Products Inc (CPI) has released a new cable pathway tray that it says will increase surface contact area for network cables by 400%.
The low contact area of the mini-riser allows for proper feeding of difficult casting geometries, including a contoured geometry where the riser meets the casting and where a reduction in the contact area is needed.
EPIC ULTRA's features include an integrated brush-style cable gland, which provides a fast and easy method to terminate a cable shield with a 360-degree, low resistance contact area. Along with the nickel-plated housing, this forms a conductive shell - or Faraday cage - around the electrical contacts to virtually eliminate electrical interference.
Reduced masticatory function is also related to smaller occlusal contact area. (7) During growth, the musculature of the neck attached to the mandible must lengthen in synchrony, otherwise there is a tendency for a rotational growth pattern and a possible drift of posterior mandibular teeth in compensation, (8) as may be found in dolichofacial subjects.