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near point

n.
The nearest point at which an object can be seen distinctly by the eye.

near point

n
(General Physics) optics the nearest point to the eye at which an object remains in focus
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According to media reports, this was the first time the train was running down a new bypass created to avoid slow curves and single track tunnels on the BNSF Railway main line tracks near Point Defiance and along southern Puget Sound.
Two Water Pipits and five Firecrests are at RSPB Conwy, while another Firecrest was at Llaneilian near Point Lynas this week.
The race started at midday in an 8 to 9 knot easterly near Point Piper.
A gigantic group of Pacific walruses, foiled from reaching prime feeding grounds by missing ice, gathered September 23 near Point Lay, Alaska, on the shore of the Chukchi Sea.
The walrus army appeared on a beach on a barrier island near Point Lay, an Inupiat Eskimo village on Alaska's northwest coast last week.
In 1935, humorist Will Rogers and aviator Wiley Post were killed when their airplane crashed near Point Barrow in the Alaska Territory.
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The three to four-month-old cub's mother was killed by a hunter near Point Lay, situated on Alaska's north west coast.
The engine of the vessel, which was being used on a diving trip, broke down near Point Lynas in Amlwch on Saturday and Moelfre RNLI lifeboat launched at 2.
Starring Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski, the movie is based on the true story of three gray whales that were discovered trapped in ice near Point Barrow, Alaska, in 1988 and became a worldwide media sensation.