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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Run your beachfront restaurant under the Caribbean sun - In a trendy and rapidly growing touristic destination - In front of the beach, unavoidable passing point of all the tourists and local residents - In the heart of the commercial and touristic center of the village - Recognized and running structure: faithful clientele of European residents, Dominicans and tourists - Monthly events (themed evenings, petanque tournaments, concerts, TV broadcasts of major international sporting events, etc.
Hlinsko in Bohemia, passing point Cejrov, station section Chrast near Chrudim (outside) - the railway station.
5" magnum sounded like a little boy's pop gun as the temperature dropped to minus 20, but big Canadas were hauling tail south, and a good decoy spread or blocking passing point allowed a sharp shooter to quickly bring home the winter meat.
Kent said that when the Ducks recruited Armstead, a junior college teammate of fellow Oregon sophomore Jeremy Jacob, "we thought he was a great passing point guard.
market and a passing point in the career paths of the company's chief executives including the current president, Akio Toyoda.
Thankfully, van man backed down and inched his way back into a narrow passing point to let us through.
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.
I see the Asian Games as only a passing point, and I'd like to defend my Olympic title in Beijing without losing a match,'' said Yoshida, winner in Busan in 2002, where women's wrestling was added to the Asian Games program ahead of its Olympic debut in Athens.
The termination of the quantitative easing policy was just a passing point toward normalization of monetary policy,'' Mizuno said.
But I can in passing point to a few exemplary characteristics on display in this book, such as the sonic density of "Dilator":
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.