ground position


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ground position

[′grau̇nd pə‚zish·ən]
(navigation)
A position on the spherical or spheroidal earth, particularly such a position vertically below an aircraft.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ground position

The position on the earth that is vertically below the aircraft.
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These stations track tiny shifts in ground position, at a rate of five measurements every second.
Aziz appeared cool on Iran's idea of an immediate ceasefire, saying it "would consolidate the existing ground position", which currently has Houthis in control of large parts of Yemen, including the capital Sanaa.
These included air mileage units, air position and ground position indicators.
Manta, which was opened in 2009, is Florida's only "flying" coaster, meaning it carries passengers in a head-first, parallel to the ground position.
The Company acquired Nangalasso as part of its major ground position in Cote d'Ivoire and Mali in July 2013.
The Greens took a middle ground position. They criticised the absence of stronger pro-environment measures, in particular the too flexible greening rules and the reduction of the rural development budget, but at the same time acknowledged that the reform is a "tiny step in the right direction".
It is also different from Actual Ground Position Line ( AGPL) -- the un- demarcated area northeast of NJ 9842 -- and much different from the Working Boundary ( a term used only by Pakistan).
The reason for this failure is Indian insistence on authentication of Actual Ground Position Line (AGPL) along Saltoro Ridge before disengagement and Pakistan's refusal to give in on any condition which alters the status of the area.
The Company's major focus is in Burkina Faso, West Africa where it has assembled a substantial regional ground position totaling 1,605km2 and is exploring for large open-pittable gold ore deposits.
For journalists who are not familiar with the army's functioning to get a better idea of the ground position, they need to ask the army authorities after understanding the above explanation.
The lurking issue is India's insistence, and this was pointed out to me by the Army Chief as well, that its actual ground position should be recognized before a withdrawal can be considered.
This loop-gain function has, as the CF, dependence with the virtual ground position, defined by Alechno [13].