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rendezvous

[′rän·də‚vü]
(aerospace engineering)
The event of two or more objects meeting with zero relative velocity at a preconceived time and place.
The point in space at which such an event takes place, or is to take place.

Rendezvous

 

(1) A meeting agreed upon in advance.

(2) In the navy, an assigned meeting of ships or of units of ships. A rendezvous assignment usually includes the time and the latitude and longitude of the place, as well as approach courses and measures for identifying the ships.

rendezvous

A prearranged meeting of different aircraft, or formations, at a given time and location from which to begin an action, or phase of an operation, or to which to return after an operation.

rendezvous

(1)
In Ada, the method of synchronising the activity of different tasks.

rendezvous

(2)
Query language, close to natural English.

["Seven Steps to Rendezvous with the Casual User", E. Codd in Data Base Management, J.W. Klimbie et al eds, N-H 1974, pp.179-199].
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