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1. Geography the lowest point of a ridge connecting two mountain peaks, often constituting a pass
2. Meteorol a pressure region between two anticyclones and two depressions, associated with variable weather

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(geology)
A high, sharp-edged pass occurring in a mountain ridge, usually produced by the headward erosion of opposing cirques.
(meteorology)
The point of intersection of a trough and a ridge in the pressure pattern of a weather map; it is the point of relatively lowest pressure between two highs and the point of relatively highest pressure between two lows. Also known as neutral point; saddle point.

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(astronomy)

COL

On drawings, abbr. for column.

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An area of almost uniform pressure between two highs and two lows. No isobars define its boundary. The two isobars on two low-pressure sides have the same value. However, isobars on anticyclonic sides have equal value but at one interval higher. Also referred to as saddleback shape.
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Questions on the COI form are best addressed to your insurance advisor.
Rio de Janeiro no hizo su parte y el COI no lo esta obligando a nada.
In respect to the former, Demeter Investments' Juliano said that policyholders have filed class action lawsuits against two companies that raised their COI charges: AXA and John Hancock.
The impact coefficient of total COI on implied volatility for put options is having alternate sign but only second lag is positive and significant during Aggregate and Up periods.
Blackwelder, for instance, says she "just had a breakthrough" on the COI front with a client who happens to be a CPA.
The strength of the COI Roadmaps will go a long way toward aligning R&E efforts and funding with risk and urgency to address technology gaps.
En segunda instancia la propuesta de Berlin (como la mexicana) muestra las potencialidades de las guerras culturales en la segunda posguerra y cuyo espacio natural eran las organizaciones internacionales no gubernamentales al estilo del COI (o, en otro plano, de la Cruz Roja Internacional o las iglesias).
Railing at a COI is akin to ripping the phone out of the wall after bad news (okay, that is dated--perhaps smashing your iPhone against the wall after that "break-up" text), setting fire to your report card after that last disastrous exam, or Voldemort ripping Malfoy when he really wanted his wand upside the head of Harry Potter.
Johnston notes that management of COI is a form of risk management.
However, for at least 50 years COI has also been firmly ensconced in the regulations.