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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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North Tyneside's grant for ContactPoint will be slashed by pounds 98,000 this year and will stop altogether from next year.
Dave states: 'The other worrying element is that the government may turn ContactPoint into a sort of computer program pseudo-type child protection register, which could have a lot more negative points than the original system and be more damaging in terms of people's civil liberties.'
Of course she would, and that is why we have raised the issues about ContactPoint, not because we want to score cheap political points, but because of our concern for the young people in the city.
Ministers said ContactPoint would enable services for children to be more co-ordinated, freeing up more time for care.
Software developer SGS Inc has introduced version 2.3 of its ContactPoint product suite for workforce optimisation.
Fusive designed ContactPoint Solutions and was sold to a Fortune 500 company in 2002.
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ContactPoint has also been abolished, and Dave stated: 'It was recommended by Lord Laming that a national system be developed to support the work of professionals to ensure efficient recordkeeping that reduces duplication and keeps children safe.
According to the Conservatives, the documents included a 90-page "simplification plan", an update of the ContactPoint database and guidance on the duty to identify children missing education, as well as information on collection of school lunch take-up data and what to look for when buying a musical instrument.
To make this quicker and easier, local authorities across England are this year introducing a new online directory - ContactPoint - for people who work with children and young people.
He added he believed the true scale of ContactPoint had not been always been clear and that the public had not been properly informed about the scheme.
To make this quicker and easier, councils across England are introducing a new computer-based contacts list, called ContactPoint, for people who work with children and young people.