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control point

[kən′trōl ‚pȯint]
(computer science)
The numerical value of the controlled variable (speed, temperature, and so on) which, under any fixed set of operating conditions, an automatic controller operates to maintain.
One of the hardware locations at which the output of the instruction decoder of the processor activates the input to and output from specific registers as well as operational resources of the system.
(mapping)
Any station in a horizontal and vertical grid that is identified on a photograph and used for correlating the data shown on that photograph.
(navigation)
A position marked by a buoy, boat, aircraft, electronic device, conspicuous terrain feature, or other identifiable object which is given a name or number and used as an aid for navigation or control of ships, boats, or aircraft.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Although originally intended for USACE districts, recent updates to U-SMART now allow Army surveyors and installations to enter and manage their survey control point information in the same way as a USACE district.
Consider an ideal system, a circle route with a control point, and n buses running on it, where the average velocity of every bus is identical.
Pk is attained at apoint on the (k +1)th mesh then3.2 Irregular Casenew control points p1 ; i = 1, 2,..., 2 N .
To perform the search process, the search area of each control point is first defined.
On the right side of the buffer is the control point, indicated by the shaded box with a circle with a C inside it.
Control points define accurate, surveyed x,y,z coordinates for physical features on the surface of the earth and in this study consisted of property corner monuments that had been located on the ground and coordinates recorded.
Where are the critical control points to ensure the highest levels of product safety?
The aim of research is to perform a comparison test integrating data sets from aerial photography at a scale of 1:6000 and satellite imagery from Google Earth investigating the potential and accuracy of the suggested five control points method for getting the highest efficiency of city modelling.
In a similar incident, the security source said that an Iraqi Army control point, close to al-Nu'man Hospital in Aathamiya district had witnessed the killing of a soldiers on Monday morning, when a group of armed men attacked an Army checkpoint.
The reason that's important is that we can actually sit at the strategic control point and the application isn't aware that we're there, the user isn't aware.
First control point is placed before the waistband had been topstitched, the second checkpoint is fixed before washing, and the third one is established after the pressing operation.