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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.

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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MAKING CONTACT: Assistant project manager Jennifer Lewis, Sgt Simon Shore, Pc Kerry Agus and Clr Cahal Burke, at the opening of the police contact point at HRI (PW310811Apolice-01)
Police community support officer Richard Hobson will be speaking to members of the public and the first of the mobile contact points is at Clayton West on Sunday.
This will provide a local contact point for the community of East borough and Crackenedge and for all the town centre traders," she said.
Address : The Above Mentioned Contact Point (S) Section Ii.
The EBA decided to retain the proposed criteria for determining when the appointment of a central contact point is appropriate.
The absolute best and most repeatable string-to-face contact point I've found is to very lightly touch the string to the tip of your nose.
Figure 3 shows the motion trajectory of the contact points of the running surfaces of block and standard wheels in contact with the surfaces of a rail head, where K is contact point of running surface of flexible tire and standard wheels, B is flange of standard wheel and D is guiding wheel block design of wheelset.
The race between the 121 (Nuneaton) Squadron and the Veterans Contact Point teams saw the youngsters from the Air Cadets take the first stance during the run the gun timed challenge, which sees teams transport a heavy field gun through a series of obstacles in the shortest time.
The LTTE has been proscribed as a terrorist organization in the United Kingdom, but installing the proscribed terrorist organization's flag as the Tamil Language contact point is intriguing.
Assuming the centre of gravity of a vehicle lies within the polygon of road-wheel contact and that castor angles of steered wheels are such that the centre of the road-wheel contact point trails the projection of the road-wheelsteering axis intersect with the ground in the primary direction of travel, then front-wheel steered vehicles will return to straight-line travel if the steering wheel is released (stable).
Residents asked at a police briefing if the contact point would remain open, and Sgt Dean Maddocks said it would.
DeltaFlex is constructed from a durable, rigid material that enables it to achieve and maintain a fine contact point with the roller.