release point


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release point

1. In road movements, a well-defined point on a route at which the elements composing a column return under the authority of their respective commanders, each one of these elements continuing its movement towards its own appropriate destination.
2. In air transport, a point on the ground directly above which the first paratroop or cargo item is airdropped. See also computed air release point.
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The researchers hypothesized the extremely variable environmental conditions that coastal largemouth bass experience may allow them to adjust more quickly to new environmental conditions at release points and thus have more energy to use for movement than bass in inland waters.
The Navy fuel depot property and adjacent EPA property allows a secure release point, with easy, safe access for spectators and students," said Polley.
Club members take their pigeons to Chicopee, where they are put into a racing truck and taken to different release points to fly back to their owners' homes.
Next, the probability of contamination, or, the chance that a particle could travel from the aerosol release point to a given distance in the main corridor, was calculated for each particle size and ventilation mode (Table 3).
floridanum was 146 m from the release point of a pepper greenhouse; and in this greenhouse the parasitoids were found on the yellow sticky cards hung above the plants in the last row at both ends of the greenhouse.
It doesn't land until the ball arrives at the release point.
With this sensitivity to release point and draws the papermakers are very aware of changes and how to react to them.
Establish a communications node between the release point and the ISB.
The surface design has a higher release point that shortens product contact time and adhesion and facilitates a cleaner release.
This enabled the PAD team to update and refine the Computed Aerial Release Point in realtime while aboard the aircraft.