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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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I hope now Robert Thompson is a dad himself he is imagining how he'd feel if the same happened to his child and I hope it eats away at him.
Excessive indignation eats away at our faith and loyalty to the Church, through which we receive the Grace of God, beyond which everything else is trivial
Mad cow disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy, eats away the brains of cattle.
They nurse their hurt until it becomes hatred and that hatred eats away at them until they become bitter.
It all eats away at your adrenal system - the late hours, driving yourself, sleeping in different beds, going on short sleep, the playoffs six or seven weeks.
RACE hate is a cancer that wrecks lives and eats away at people of all colours.