distance mark

distance mark

[′dis·təns ‚märk]
(electronics)
A movable point produced on a radar display by a special signal generator, so that when the mark is moved to a target position on the screen the range to the target can be read on the calibrated dial of the signal generator; usually used for gun laying where highly accurate distance is important.
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CLIENT and ultra distance Mark Allison, better known as 'Run Geordie Run', is currently on his fourth leg of his 20,000 mile epic round the world run.
Bend conduit by positioning it in the bender so your distance mark on the conduit lines up with the bender arrow (Photo 5 and inset).
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LONG DISTANCE Mark Allison, who aims to run across Australia next year, with Mark King, who works for one of his most generous sponsors, the Benfield Motor Group
Repeat this process with the next lower aiming point until you have determined the actual zero distance mark that you may use within ethical shooting distances.
Now adjust your other pins so that they line up with their corresponding distance marks and remove the sight tape.
Numbers atop distance marks on the elevation knob show minutes of lateral correction needed in a 10-mph crosswind.
05 Kempton The powerful finishing burst this five-yearold produced to win over course and distance marks him down as an interesting in-running wager in this competitive 7f handicap.

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