secondary target


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secondary target

[′sek·ən‚der·ē ¦tär·gət]
(ordnance)
The target against which fire is directed when the main fire mission has been accomplished, or when it has become impossible or impracticable for the gun or battery to carry out the main fire mission.
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In previous studies on iridium particles, we found minute fractions of particles translocated into secondary target organs (Kreyling et al.
Gulfsands, says a release by ADX Energy, said the well had intersected the complete Ain Grab section, a secondary target, encountering porous reservoir sandstone as prognosed.
The source added: "We think he walked about, scared and confused, for a while, then chose the bus as a secondary target.
Seidman (6-5, 235) caught 50 passes as a secondary target.
Electric logs will be the final determination of the productivity of these reservoirs and will be run after the secondary target has been penetrated.
The secondary target was to prove petroleum in Middle Jurassic (Brent group) and Early Jurassic (Cook formation) reservoir rocks.
The Al Amir SE-6X well is also planned to drill deeper to a secondary target of the Nubia Sandstones.
Electric well logs were recorded as part of the evaluation and identified pay in the Wolfcamp Formation as well as numerous pay zones within the secondary target, the Bone Spring Formation, Samson said.
The option will offer a secondary target from the Castle Peak projects in Ghana, West Africa by forming a joint venture with the mineral rights owner.
However the Serie A giants know privately that United are unlikely to accept their proposed pounds 20million bid and are already eyeing up Kewell as their secondary target.
The company's secondary target customer group is the 61 million Americans who lack complete health insurance coverage.
Additional testing has also been conducted over the secondary target Birkhead Formation to evaluate oil shows identified over a 24 metre section.