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landmark

[′lan‚märk]
(cell and molecular biology)
Any distinctive feature that can be used to identify a chromosome.
(engineering)
Any fixed natural or artificial monument or object used to designate a land boundary.
(navigation)
A conspicuous natural or artificial object near or on land, other than an established aid to navigation, and observable by eye or radar; used in the piloting type of navigation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Landmark

Any building structure or place that has a special character or special historic or aesthetic interest or value as part of the heritage or cultural characteristics of a city, state, or nation.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

landmark

1. Any building, structure, or place that has a special character, special historic interest, and/or special aesthetic interest, or value, as part of the development, heritage, or cultural characteristics of a nation, state, city, or town.
2. A monument, fixed object, or marker on the ground that designates the location of a land boundary.
3. A formal designation of such status for a building by a national or local authority. Also see National Historic Landmark and National Register of Historic Places.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Landmark sent a reservation of rights letter to Deerfield.
Deerfield filed suit against Landmark seeking a court order requiring it to pay for the remaining damages owed Keeping.
Chuck Parola, from the Herrin American Legion Post 645, said the grant funding from Landmarks Illinois will go toward the overall cost of the restoration project, which will include paying for a metalsmith to restore the statue.
Firstly, multiple databases are used to verify the city-level location of the original candidate landmarks obtaining from web pages based on voting strategy.
The shape S of a face image is here defined by a vector of facial landmarks coordinates in [R.sup.2N] shape space; that is, S = ([x.sub.1], [x.sub.2], ...
State Senator Brad Hoylman also joined the campaign urging the LPC to consider the landmark designation for the Waldorf s interiors, noting its cultural significance in hosting "countless New Yorkers and visitors alike, including United States presidents, world leaders, and prominent figures in business, the arts, and civic life." Hoylman later praised the Chinese developer as "a good citizen and caretaker for the Waldorf," when it consented to meet with the LPC to discuss its plans in detail.
An (https://www.change.org/p/help-protect-a-boston-icon) online petition demanding the city protect the Citgo sign has garnered more than 5,000 signatures in three weeks. "The CITGO sign isn't just an advertisement, it is a Boston landmark," the Change.org page reads. "For national audiences, it says 'Boston' just as much as Old North Church and the Swan Boats."
Tom Stables, National Express Managing Director UK Coach, said: "From the iconic to the quirky, roadside landmarks can be a welcome marker your journey is well under way or lift your heart because they pinpoint you're nearly home.
There is also a popular method TLD (Track Learn Detect) [6], which key feature is parallel detection and tracking of (preselected) natural visual landmarks. According to [7] TLD is still the best available method for real-time visual landmarks tracking.
On both kinds of test trial (geometry or landmark), with both landmarks (cone or pyramid), both males and females spent significantly more time in the target than in the control area [minimum t(9) = 5.35].
This is his diary PREPARING for this challenge has involved landmarks aplenty.