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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Scotland handed their hosts 12 penalties to the eight which went their way and Laidlaw admitted his side shot themselves in the foot.
In a crucial match at the bottom of the table the home side shot themselves in the foot, going down to 10 men for almost the entire second half.
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.