passing point

passing point

[′pas·iŋ ‚pȯint]
(mining engineering)
The point at which two vehicles, such as coal cars or mine elevators, pass each other while going in opposite directions.
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However, the road besides being a crucial passing point is also quite dangerous as owing to the many potholes on it, many accidents occur.
Despite losing the opening two sets and his limp becoming more pronounced with every passing point, in typical fashion, Murray managed to muster up willpower to fight back.
I understood that winning a prize was only a passing point to a goal I wanted, she said.
The periodic orbit passing points ([[gamma].sub.3], 0) and ([[gamma].sub.2], 0) and the open curve passing point ([[gamma].sub.1], 0), where [[gamma].sub.1], [[gamma].sub.2], [[gamma].sub.3] ([[gamma].sub.3] < [[gamma].sub.2] < [[gamma].sub.1]), are three real roots of A[z.sup.3] + c(4c - A)[z.sup.2] + (h - 4[c.sup.3])z + c(4[c.sup.3] - h) = 0.
From Figure 3(a), we see that there is a homoclinic orbit connecting with a saddle point ([[phi].sub.2], 0) of systems (9) and (10) and passing point ([[phi].sub.M],0) when (c, g) [member of] [A.sub.3], where [[phi].sub.2] = -(c - [square root of [[DELTA].sub.1]])/2 and [[phi].sub.M] = -(1/2)c + [square root of [[DELTA].sub.1]].
market and a passing point in the career paths of the company's chief executives including the current president, Akio Toyoda.
President Masuko made remarks during the ceremony, "This is an impressive moment to celebrate a new start of Okazaki plant, however we also need to reaffirm that we are still on a passing point on the execution of the revitalization plan.
''The termination of the quantitative easing policy was just a passing point toward normalization of monetary policy,'' Mizuno said.
zero percent [inflation] is merely a passing point," not an ultimate goal in deciding when Bank of Japan policy might let the overnight rate move above zero.
Yet showing a peculiar instinct for the capillaries rather than the jugular, part of the public debate immediately focused on a single passing point that is no kind of revelation at all: ''We have no credible evidence that Iraq and al-Qaida cooperated on attacks against the United States.'' Administration foes seized on this sentence to claim that Vice President Cheney has been lying, as recently as this week, about a purported relationship between Saddam Hussein and al-Qaida.
Cross a stile in the top corner and keep a hedge on your right as you go ahead over two more stiles (passing Point Farm on your right).
The outcome ''cleared a passing point,'' said Yoshiaki Watanabe, the vice minister and top bureaucrat of the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry, in a regular press conference.