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.
Tenders are invited for Construction Of Base For Fixing Of Navigational Light At Burleigh Rock And Reef Point For Making Western Gate Of Nancowry Harbour.
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.
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).