assumed position


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assumed position

[ə′sümd pə′zi·shən]
(navigation)
In celestial navigation, a point on the surface of the earth at which a craft is assumed to be located and for which the computed altitude is determined in the solution of a celestial observation. Also known as chosen position.

assumed position (AP)

The geographical position upon which a celestial solution is based.
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But truth requires us to say that Geagea was not alone, and that his opponents/partners on the other bank of the national division line, and even his friends in the same trench, who shed as much blood as that which soils Geagea's hands, assumed positions of power and are still in the authority until this day.
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Mohamed Ghannouchi, in other respects, has shown understanding towards the wave of protests in the recent days, against the first Interim Government, against all those who had assumed positions in the former regime and also against his person, adding that these protests were motivated by the fear of repeating the scenario of 1987 and the confiscation of the revolution.
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Mr Justice Coghlin said it was important to recognise that "individuals who previously supported or were members of terrorist groups, or indeed in some cases, who were convicted of terrorist offences, appear to have subsequently abandoned such behaviour and assumed positions of responsibility and influence in the general community".
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