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expected approach clearance (EAC)

An expression used in radio communications to indicate the time at which arriving aircraft should be cleared to begin the approach for a landing. Also known as EAT, or expected approach time.
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The study determined that increased energy intake (+179 kcal/day) by children from 1977-2006 was associated with a major increase in calories eaten away from home (+255 kcal/day).
But the fact our coastline is being eaten away day in, day out, is seriously worrying.
Illegal logging has eaten away at the monarchs' Mexican habitat, white pesticides in the U.
Moreover, vegetable choices while dining out are less likely to match USDA guidance--fried potatoes make up approximately 35% of vegetables eaten away from home, compared with 10% of at-home vegetable consumption.
Our budgets have been flatlined for at least eight years while inflation has eaten away at the income we do get," said Yves Savoie, executive director of the Family Service Association of Toronto.
Becauseinvading tiny beetles had eaten away at the heart of the tree and decay had set in.