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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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Alhumdulilah , blessed with baby number 2 in my tummy #excited eating away, can't stop
It will just keep eating away at you until you know the truth from her and start talking about what you're going to do about it.
The first step is to change hate into have, and to recognise that we really do have that disease eating away in our life.
This canker eating away at our so-called law-abiding and respectable society must be stamped out
of Chicago, "a clear majority said that they're less concerned and do not follow what they believe are good dietary habits when they're eating away from home," said company president Ron Paul.
Yet, we note a steady stream of proposals calling for restructuring, rebuilding, and reforming the cancerous institution eating away at our nation's independence.
Maryland's Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge faces similar peril, made worse by normative rodents that are eating away the bulrush marshes.
But with escalating operating costs eating away at the bottom line and rental income relatively flat in the New York metropolitan area, security is one of the few areas where building owners have a clear opportunity to impact their property's Net Operating Income significantly.
As all of this was unfolding, a tiny creature slipped almost unnoticed into the lake, quickly multiplied, and began eating away at the very foundation of the Lake Michigan food web.
The highest-risk situation for an allergic reaction occurs when patients are eating away from home.
According to the Beverage Marketing Association, 51 cents of every dollar for food is now spent eating away from home.
He saw an ear, nose and throat (E.N.T.) specialist who found two cysts on his vocal chords and indicated that he was regurgitating acid from his stomach that was eating away the lining in his throat.