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near point

[′nir ‚pȯint]
(physiology)
The smallest distance from the eye at which a small object can be seen without blurring.
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b Positive fusional reserves and near point of convergence should be improved
The new cell site reportedly provides increased wireless voice and 3G data along Route 108 in southern Narragansett, as well as the surrounding areas near Point Judith.
The new site provides increased wireless voice and 3G data along Route 108 in southern Narragansett, as well as the surrounding areas near Point Judith.
January 1st comes about 10 days after the December solstice and a few days before Earth's near point to the Sun each year.
A wind gauge near Point Mugu recorded the 65-mph gust, while the Malibu hills saw a blast of 57 mph early Sunday morning.
In the village of Puloly, near Point Pedro, 993 people are sheltering in the Methodist Mission school and 419 of those are under 18.
I had just moved with my family to Audubon Canyon Ranch, near Point Reyes, California, where we would be resident biologists and developers of an outdoor education program for the next five years, an experience that would prove to be the beginning of a lifetime of back-to-the-land living.
Jobless Mr Walker, aged 22, from Bromford, was hit at least five times at near point blank range.
Thirteen years ago, two young families were killed near Point Deception in Northern California.
Coast Guard officials sent out helicopters to investigate after reports of a loud crash near Point Mugu were radioed in and the National Transportation Safety Board will send a `go-team` of aircraft specialists and other personnel to formally investigate according to CNN.
The first meeting this fall was a tour of the Atlantic Braids rope plant near Point Fortune.