cardinal point


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cardinal point

[′kärd·nəl ¦pȯint]
(geodesy)
Any of the four principal directions: north, east, south, or west of a compass.
(optics)
Any one of six points in an optical system, namely, the two principal points, two nodal points, and two focal points. Also known as Gauss point.
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The results showed that the cardinal point at which weevils were released affected the recapture percentage (Fig.
South Korea in past negotiations proposed drawing a median line between its Ullung Island and Japan's Oki islands off Shimane Prefecture, with Ullung as the cardinal point.
You know how to align yourself with the powers of each of the cardinal points, creating a harmonic that makes all your efforts, including artistic and otherwise, natural and graceful.
Using cardinal point directions and common knowledge regarding the changing position of the sun throughout the day, the student walks a straight line in a given direction with the sun as a guide.
Goldenberg is Chairman and CEO of Cardinal Point Strategies, a consulting firm that provides strategic solutions on high profile and confidential matters for governments and businesses around the world.
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NORTH East housebuilder Yuill Homes has completed its Cardinal Point development in the Northumberland village of Beadnell following a year of successful partnership working.
Even those who dissent from Allan's analysis--and his position on biofuels will raise its share of eyebrows--would surely agree with his cardinal point.
Japan has told South Korea it will expand its exclusive economic zone in the East China Sea by making Torishima Island in Nagasaki Prefecture, its cardinal point, Japan-South Korea negotiation sources said Wednesday.
South Korea plan to take a tougher stance in talks with Japan on the boundaries of the two countries' exclusive economic zone, proposing South Korean-controlled islets as a cardinal point to draw a line, an apparent shift from the earlier stance.
The Tamworth and Redditch areas are well placed to grow their established industrial base having the availability of large sites such as Cardinal Point and Birch Coppice in Tamworth, and Ravensbank in Redditch, to accommodate big space requirements.
Their strategy tonight will be threefold: use pressure defense and attacking offense to create a tempo beyond Stanford's comfort zone; force Cardinal point guard Art Lee to distribute the ball early in possessions, and then prevent him from getting it back; use patience to combat Stanford's seamless half-court defense.