assumed position


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assumed position

[ə′sümd pə′zi·shən]
(navigation)
In celestial navigation, a point on the surface of the earth at which a craft is assumed to be located and for which the computed altitude is determined in the solution of a celestial observation. Also known as chosen position.

assumed position (AP)

The geographical position upon which a celestial solution is based.
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Joining the company in 1999, Denton has assumed positions of increasing responsibility, including senior financial roles within CVS/pharmacy and CVS Caremark.
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According to unconfirmed information, both parties retained their earlier assumed positions and the only thing they did was expounding on them before the EU representatives as they did little over two weeks ago.
Read joined Pfizer in 1978 and quickly assumed positions of increasing responsibility in Latin America.
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According to diplomatic sources in Macedonia and Greece, mediator Nimetz may table some of the previously tabled combinations thus probing how willing both parties are to take a step back from their formerly assumed positions in the light of Merkel's latest statement that a fair compromise is reached when both parties are equally unsatisfied.
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