critical position

critical position

That position over a large city or a mountain range at which the engine(s) failure would be most serious.
References in classic literature ?
Lord Holchester's recovery had put him back again in the same critical position which he had occupied at Windygates.
Having revived his sinking energies in the fruit garden, Mirabel seated himself under the shade of a tree, and reflected on the critical position in which he was placed by Francine's jealousy.
I felt once more, and felt more strongly than ever, that in my critical position it was useless to stand still, and worse than useless to draw back.
As for Jehan Frollo, he was in a critical position. He found himself in the gallery with the formidable bellringer, alone, separated from his companions by a vertical wall eighty feet high.
She was perfectly aware, in her critical position, of the necessity of humoring me.
It seems to me that in the most critical positions of our lives we have always dined."
The April channel is famous of its critical position about the government agencies.
The 19-year-old came in bat at the critical position when the team lost three wickets at the score of 14.
Kennedy is well suited for this critical position with Ascent," the firm said in a statement.
The first part of the book presents six interviews: one sketches a theory of socially engaged art based on the philosophy of John Dewey; another defines artistic aestheticization; the third discusses the division between the ethical and aesthetic aspects of art; while another examines the political significance of social art as dialogical practice; and the last one emphasizes the programmatic significance of communicative practice as dialogical intermediation, defining it as the basis of a modern, committed and critical position in both art and teaching.
"Chris Grayling holds a critical position in government, trying to mitigate what would be a very serious crisis for the country if we leave the European Union without a deal," she told the Observer.
The SME segment holds critical position in Pakistan's economic landscape through contributing over 30% of GDP and employing 90% of non-agricultural workforce.