EAT


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expected approach clearance (EAC)

An expression used in radio communications to indicate the time at which arriving aircraft should be cleared to begin the approach for a landing. Also known as EAT, or expected approach time.
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Why, I'll let her eat my back fence, if she wants to.
She may also eat my wheelbarrow," added a pleasant looking Muffin.
Come, come, this is very droll -- very amusing -- I allow; but, as I am very hungry, pray allow me to eat.
Peppino pretended not to hear him, and without even turning his head continued to eat slowly.
But Unc Nunkie did not eat the bread; neither did he go directly to bed.
We did break the thing up at length with the aid of a chisel, but it was perfectly impossible to eat it, and we had to make a dinner off the vegetables and an apple tart.
By the way, we never eat anybody's health, always drink it.
perhaps we can find you some milk-weeds to eat," said the boy.
You don't need milk, Eureka," remarked Dorothy; "you are big enough now to eat any kind of food.
For instance, there is a tribe in the vicinity of Lake Rudolph that will eat no sheep or cattle, though its next neighbors do so.
I have had plenty of meat,' answered he, 'but I should like to have a piece of bread to eat after it.
If I had no conscience I would probably eat the babies and then get hungry again, which would mean that I had sacrificed the poor babies for nothing.