minimum distance


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minimum distance

[′min·ə·məm ′dis·təns]
(navigation)
The shortest distance at which a navigational instrument or system will function satisfactorily.
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On the one hand, the new text states that newly created centers or facilities that have domestic animals in outdoor spaces, although not for most of the day, must respect a minimum distance to third-party homes or establishments where there is commercial activity.
The routing order preparation consist of establish a sequence of minimum distance or time to collect orders placed in the assigned storage locations using equipment for handling material [7] [8].
Wind farms have become a hot topic in rural areas of the North East, with Tories in Northumberland trying to introduce a policy which would introduce a minimum distance between the turbines.
The new rules further prescribe a minimum distance of more than 20 metre from all wildlife for visitors and 50 metre for vehicles.
Blue Bullet, the mount of Pat Smullen, won over today's 6f trip on his debut at Cork before running third over the minimum distance at Tipperary.
Italy's gaming laws have had their wings clipped once again: on 16 February, the EU Court of Justice delivered a substantially critical judgement of a new Italian reform of these laws, challenging among other things the minimum distance between betting shops imposed by the reform - a measure which, although it aims to protect existing operators, does not comply with EU legislation.
Statistical inference; the minimum distance approach.
5 -- that's the minimum distance in inches between the TV set and sofa.
Nest visitation rate only partially explained the amount of food received by the young, with parental foraging activity, including the minimum distance covered on foraging trips, being better predictors.
Regatta competitors must maintain a minimum distance of 200 metres from the bow of any ferry and 500 metres from the bow of any ship, and no less than 30 metres from the sides and stern of any ship or ferry underway, except for warships which require 200 metres and no less than 60 metres from the sides and stern.
The bill also proposes to set a minimum distance between 'superdairies', such as the one planned in Nocton, and local villages.
Decision support for shortest route courier delivery system is defined as finding the shortest route with minimum distance, minimum time and type of route priority.

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