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near point

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