vital area


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vital area

As used in air defense terminology, it is the designated area or installation to be defended by air defense units. A vital area may be composed of a number of vital points.
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The receiving player must take three factors into consideration in receiving services into the vital area: (1) her position in relation to the goal and the vital area, (2) the momentum of her run, and (3) the pace of the pass.
Monitoring work in progress is another vital area - checking the standards of work being carried out and authorising payment in due course.
Unrestricted funding from GlaxoSmithKline enabled the ONS Foundation Board of Trustees to designate funding to support this vital area of importance to the future of cancer care.
But it does not diminish the Daily News' commitment to serving the Antelope Valley as a vital area for our future growth.
Mr Hesford said this is a vital area of policy and wants as many young people as possible to take part in the drawing up of what will become a governmental green paper.
This includes the management of one trip pallets, recycling or multi-trip lease, as well as the vital area of pallet procurement.
Police resources are stretched, but manpower must be injected into this vital area of crime prevention.
Vital area to develop proposals to address homelessness.
In many offices, the dental assistant is in charge of this vital area and must keep up to date with the challenges of the discipline.
In our continuing commitment to musician wellness, we are proud to devote this entire issue of AMT to this vital area of research and practice.
researchers access to world-class capabilities in the vital area of cold neutron spectroscopy, allows scientists to study dynamical processes in materials on time scales of less than 100 ps.
To listen in to such a conversation between closely-linked yet often warring elements in that vital area, is a privilege.