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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And although the village's shores are also the location for two more bridges - the Forth Road Bridge and the newly opened Queensferry Crossing - the area is more than just a passing point for commuters.
I understood that winning a prize was only a passing point to a goal I wanted, she said.
93 located on the Vrbnica-Bar railway line, between passing point Kos to Trebjeica on km 353+657,39 - 353+895,93 (the total length of 238.
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.
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.
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.
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.
And 1 trillion yen is still a passing point for the company,'' he said.