side shot

side shot

[′sīd ‚shät]
(engineering)
A reading or measurement from a survey station to locate a point that is off the traverse or that is not intended to be used as a base for the extension of the survey.
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But the St Patrick's Athletic boss admits his side shot themselves in the foot after clawing it back to 2-2 against 10 men on Friday.
community She might have appeared all demure during the week but the side shot revealed a pair of bare, well-muscled legs catching the breeze in flip-flops.
When WM extended his left arm toward the screen, he again detected most right-side circles, but his success at detecting circles on the left side shot up to 25 percent.
McCulloch almost picked up a second when a near side shot flashed past the opposite post.