base point


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base point

[′bās ‚pȯint]
(ordnance)
A well-defined point in the target area used as a point of reference from which range and direction adjustments of artillery fire are made.
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These results give a deep understanding of the properties of the Random Waypoint with Base Point mobility model and such understanding is necessary to avoid misinterpretation of the simulation results.
Section 3 analyzes the catastrophe rescue scenario and introduces the Random Waypoint with Base Point mobility model.
That is, the consumer is assessed a freight charge that depends on the actual transportation technology but uses the base point, not the production point, as the reference for calculating total freight charges.
Moreover, the markup is higher for consumers located further from site h = 0, the base point, and closer to h = 1, the production point.
Egypt asserted that the Sudanese base points are "false" and "invalid", and that they will have no legal impactbecause "it violates Egyptian sovereignty and its regional unity", the statement read.
McVitie's has increased its share from 36% to 46% since 2006 and is now an impressive 29 base points ahead of its closest competitor, Fox's.
7, 2009, contained erroneous information, stating that HHonors members choosing the Points & Points earnings stylethe fastest way to a free nightwill earn 10 Base points and 20 bonus points for every eligible dollar spent during the promotional period.
The corrected sentence should read: HHonors members choosing the Points & Points earnings stylethe fastest way to a free nightwill earn 10 Base points and 15 bonus points for every eligible dollar spent during the promotional period.
Members who tend to have longer stays can elect Points & Variable Miles -- 10 HHonors Base points plus one airline mile per eligible dollar spent during their stays(1).
Hilton HHonors(R), one of the world's leading guest-reward programs, today announced that between now and March 31, 2000, HHonors members may earn double HHonors Base points and double Continental OnePass(R) or Northwest WorldPerks(R) Bonus Miles for Double Dip(R) stays at participating HHonors hotels.
Members of Air Canada Aeroplan(R), American Airlines AAdvantage(R), Continental Airlines OnePass(R), Delta Airlines SkyMiles(R), Lufthansa Miles & More(R), Northwest Airlines WorldPerks(R), United Airlines Mileage Plus(R) and US Airways Dividend Miles(R) may earn double airline miles with each qualifying Hilton World of Savings stay in Europe, as well as earn their HHonors Base points.
Members also earn double HHonors Base points for all Double Dip stays charged to the American Express Card during the promotional period.