distributing point

distributing point

[di′strib·yəd·iŋ ‚pȯint]
(ordnance)
Point at which supplies, obtained from the supply point by a division or other unit, are broken down for immediate distribution to subordinate units.
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4) Lone Pine was made a mail distributing point but not an official post office, and continued a stopping place until rail transportation took over the freighting and stage business.
Distributing point "This region (Musandam) is a major distributing point of counterfeit business because of its strategic coastal location.
The disappearance of the buffalo by the early 1880s--part of the continent-wide decimation of the herds--brought predictable results to a society in which buffalo were central in economic and social life, and Fort Walsh largely became a welfare distributing point where rations were doled out to First Nations.
Distributing point of sale materials to participating stores is the crucial last step for the success of any 'in-store' promotion.
Chapters cover distributing points of geodesic spheres, polyhedral frameworks, subdivision schemas.
Moreover, the problem of distributing points on a surface can be extended to the analogs of spheres in four or more dimensions, using four or more numbers to represent the coordinates of the points.
Contemporary Project Applications: Optional projects at the end of Chapters 2 through 10 integrate subject matter in the context of exciting, contemporary applications in science and engineering, such as controlling the attitude of a satellite, ray theory of wave propagation, uniformly distributing points on a sphere, and vibration analysis of tall buildings.

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