orbit point


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orbit point

[′ȯr·bət ‚pȯint]
(aerospace engineering)
A geographically defined reference point over land or water, used in stationing airborne aircraft.

orbit point

A geographically or electronically defined location used in stationing aircraft in flight during tactical operations when a predetermined pattern is not established. It is the point where formation members propose to carry out rendezvous.
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1, when the largest entry of a tableau is removed and the remaining shape is straightened, the orbit point of the resulting tableau is defined using the original labelling of the rows and columns.
T])) of polynomials on orbit points is nonsingular and the corresponding degree polynomial [F.
For certain equations, even slight changes in the starting point lead to radically different sequences of orbit points.