base point


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base point

[′bās ‚pȯint]
(ordnance)
A well-defined point in the target area used as a point of reference from which range and direction adjustments of artillery fire are made.
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That is, the consumer is assessed a freight charge that depends on the actual transportation technology but uses the base point, not the production point, as the reference for calculating total freight charges.
Moreover, the markup is higher for consumers located further from site h = 0, the base point, and closer to h = 1, the production point.
Firms at the base point must behave as Bertrand competitors to yield a delivered price gradient that reflects only transportation costs.
McVitie's has increased its share from 36% to 46% since 2006 and is now an impressive 29 base points ahead of its closest competitor, Fox's.
Double Base points" means you will receive a bonus equal to the number of Base points earned during a stay.
The corrected sentence should read: HHonors members choosing the Points & Points earnings stylethe fastest way to a free nightwill earn 10 Base points and 15 bonus points for every eligible dollar spent during the promotional period.
HILTON HHONORS([R]) RINGS IN 2009 WITH A DOUBLE BASE POINTS PROMOTION
Hilton HHonors, the only hotel loyalty program that allows guests to earn Points & Miles[R] for the same stay and redeem points for free nights with No Blackout Dates, is now offering members the ability to earn twice the number of Base points for stays at more than 2,400 participating Hilton Family hotels around the world.
To earn double Base points, HHonors members simply need to register at www.
During the promotional period, they may earn 1,000 OnePass or WorldPerks Bonus Miles in addition to double HHonors Base points for every Double Dip stay.
Sixt rent a car has also joined the program by offering a 15% discount on car rental rates as well as 250 Hilton HHonors(R) Base points.
And with the opportunity this summer to earn double Base points with American Express, too, members even may accumulate enough HHonors points to redeem for additional free nights or airline tickets -- in effect, creating a free mini-vacation.