reef point

reef point

n
(Nautical Terms) nautical one of several short lengths of line stitched through a sail for tying a reef
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reef point

n (Naut) → matafione m
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This necessitated frequent tacks, so that, overhead, the mainsail was ever swooping across from port tack to starboard tack and back again, making air- noises like the swish of wings, sharply rat-tat-tatting its reef points and loudly crashing its mainsheet gear along the traveller.
(2) Initiating the recovery of Farrand's writing in 1997, the Island Foundation of Bar Harbor, Maine, published The Bulletins of Reef Point Gardens, a collection of informative articles, many written by Farrand, on the gardens and flora of the area surrounding Bar Harbor, illustrated with blueprints and photographs.
NextPoint Networks, formed by the merger of NexTone and Reef Point, announced on Tuesday (4 December) it is partnering with ZTE, a Chinese telecomms equipment provider, providing for the combination of NextPoint's Femtocell Gateway with ZTE's range of UMTS products.
In a move that creates a fully integrated fixed-mobile connectivity platform, NexTone Communications, Inc., and Reef Point Systems, Inc., have announced they will merge to form NextPoint Networks, Inc..
It also directed the DARO director to brief the defense authorization committee on his evaluation of arguments concerning inclusion of the Army's Air Reconnaissance Low program (an airborne day/night reconnaissance asset for low-intensity conflicts and counternarcotics applications), the Navy's Reef Point program (a "special project program" for the P-3) and the Navy's Battle Group Passive Horizon Extension System programs under DARO.
The Femto Forum announced on Tuesday (6 November) the following new members: Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris:ALU) (NYSE:ALU), Aricent, Azaire Networks, Bharti Airtel, Bouygues Telecom, Carphone Warehouse Networks, Celcom, Continuous Computing, General Communication Inc, Kineto Wireless, Mapesbury Communications, Mavenir Systems, MobileOne, Motorola (NYSE:MOT), NEC (Nasdaq:NIPNY), Nokia Siemens Networks, Orascom Telecom, PCCW Mobile HK Limited, Pirelli Broadband Solutions, Rakon, Rogers Wireless, Reef Point, Sagem Communications, SerComm, Sonus Networks (Nasdaq:SONS), Starent Networks, Telefonica O2, Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453) (NYSE: TMS), Unwired Australia, UTStarcom and ZTE Corporation.
Reef Point Systems, a provider of convergence gateway platforms and solutions for fixed-mobile convergence (FMC), announced on Wednesday (31 October) its Universal Convergence Gateway (UCG) demonstrated the industry's first multi-vendor interoperability for secure mobile access to IMS services.
The FMC Border Architecture, reference architecture, has been introduced by Reef Point Systems (Reef Point), a provider of convergence gateway platforms and solutions for fixed-mobile convergence (FMC).
Hopping smaller swimbaits along the bottom appeals to the sizeable flounder that lay in the sand spits between reef points, while slowly retrieving a 6-inch D.O.A.
Allozyme variation within and among reefs on the Great Barrier Reef points to modest amounts of gene-flow in s pawning corals (Ayre and Hughes 2000) that approach the levels for fishes and other organisms with longer larval durations (e.g., Benzie 1994, Doherty et al.