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contact point

[′kän‚takt ‚pȯint]
(electricity)
In the ignition system of an internal combustion engine, any of the stationary and movable electrically conducting metal points that open and close to complete or break an electric circuit.

contact point

i. The position at which the mission leader on a close air support mission makes radio contact with an ATC (air traffic control) team.
ii. The specified position, time, or level at which an aircraft is required to establish radio communications with an ATC (air traffic control) unit.
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Caption: Champion archer Levi Morgan believes the best anchor position at full draw is achieved by using consistent release-to-hand, hand-to-face and string-to-face contact points, as demonstrated here.
The length of sliding distance of the contact point of the standard flange ([D.sub.1]) along the rail head in one wheel revolution with regard to the equation (1) has the following correspondence:
The Veterans Contact Point (left) and 121 |(Nuneaton) Squadron Air Cadet teams run the gun
In Sri Lanka, Tamil Language is constitutionally given parity of status and it would have apt to have the national flag of Sri Lanka a the Tamil Language contact point.
from contact point to contact point, and from mesio-labio-incisal point angle to disto-labio-incisal point angle was noted using digital vernier caliper.
A musician by trade, Palumbo says MFM was founded because of a need to nurture local talent and serve as a contact point for the large Toronto production market.
Contact point analysis allows the user to ensure that only the cutting surface touches the component and that rubbing with the shank is avoided.
Minister of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina Dragan MektiA met today with the delegation of the European Police Service (EUROPOL), Head of the EU Delegation to BiH and EU Special Representative, Ambassador Lars-Gunnar Wigemark and the entity interior ministers AljoA!a Aampara and Dragan LukaA, to discuss establishment of a joint contact point for BiH for cooperation with EUROPOL.
An absorbent article comprising a liner and a outercover in facing relation; and at least one conductive element located between the liner and the outercover, wherein at least a portion of the conductive element is exposed through at least one of the liner and the outercover to define at least one external contact point and wherein the at least one external contact point defines a perimeter and wherein at least one of the liner and the outercover is sealed about the perimeter.
A new police contact point in Birstall begins tomorrow.
Superposition of the 1st longitudinal mode and the nearest flexural mode is used to obtain elliptical trajectory of contact point and to achieve direct motion of the slider.