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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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Vicky said: "This disease has eaten away half of Mirryn's brain.
may have served as the final straw driving Taiwanese companies away from China, where the rising cost has already eaten away at some of the profits they make, Shen added.
And what is the point of living longer and being fit if you can't live a full and happy life because your mind is being eaten away by dementia?
According to the researchers, the team surveyed 501 university-going young adults aged 18 to 40 years in Singapore where data on blood pressure, body mass index and lifestyle, including meals eaten away from home and physical activity levels were collected.
And the 28-year-old doubles specialist insists a CV without a Wimbledon championship on it would have left Murray unfulfilled and would have eaten away at him long after he'd hung up his racquet.
For foods eaten away from home, the percentage of kcal/day from stores increased to become the largest source of calories eaten away from home.
Revenue rose by 20 percent to nearly $40 million, but much of that $6.5 million increase was eaten away by $2.36 million in equity-based compensation to the company's chief executives and another $3.2 million in "amortization of intangible assets," leaving only $950,000 to be shared among the stockholders.
The roots were being eaten away. These scanners make things that were once hidden clear to see."
The "eaten away" look of driftwood also can be achieved.