departure point

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departure point

[di′pär·chər ‚pȯint]
(navigation)
A navigational checkpoint used by aircraft as a marker for setting course.

departure point

i. A navigational checkpoint [geographical point, fix, or a NAVAID (navigational aid)] used by aircraft as a marker for setting course.
ii. In amphibious operations, an air control point at the seaward end of the helicopter approaches lane system from which helicopter waves are dispatched along the selected helicopter approach lane to the initial point.
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In this lies another point of divergence in career development between the United States and Hong Kong.
He said: "It does not matter what the point of divergence of opinion is, the responsibility for actions like the attack on my home clearly lies with those who want to replace state authority with their own particular brand of intimidation.
In other words, the major agglomeration increase defined as WMS-UWMS follows the major surface area increase up to the point of divergence indicated on Fig.
However, a second point of divergence would remain.
The biggest point of divergence is over support for an optional federal insurance charter.
Plotting the deal process and due diligence approaches of buyer and seller will highlight the point of divergence
The other point of divergence is that the SPLM proposed the appointment of only one deputy to the Director of National Security, while the NCP is demanding a number of deputies.
The primary point of divergence came on "obtaining a return on investment in technology," which was highly important to many more users and consultants than to academics.
The second point of divergence is that the SPLM has proposed the appointment of only one deputy to the Director of National Security, while the NCP is demanding a number of deputies.
The main point of divergence between the Council of Ministers and the Commission - which has delayed the adoption of a joint Council position until now - had been the issue of importer liability in the event of erroneousness in the certificate of origin under preferential tariff arrangements.