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