point of arrival


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point of arrival

[′pȯint əv ə′rīv·əl]
(navigation)
The position which a craft will reach after following specified courses for specified distances from a point of departure.
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Introduction: Every Point of Arrival is a Point of Departure.
The building itself serves as signage and creates a clear point of arrival to the 28,000-squarefoot facility that opened in January 2013.
The original story begins at a coaching inn - so a point of arrival and departure.
The analysts at Semana, Colombia's leading news weekly, see that goal as both a starting point and a point of arrival for the ongoing negotiations.
As Ahmed argues, understanding the relationship "between inheritance (the lines that are given as our point of arrival into familial and social space) and reproduction (the demand that we return that gift of the line by extending that line)" allows us to see, first, that objects of identification are available to us "because of the lines we have already taken" (554), and, second, that this process is not automatic but involves a social pressure that can feel like a physical press on the surface of the body: "we are pressed into lines" (555).
The availability of public toilets is a fundamental expectation of all who visit Conwy and the facility should be made available at the point of arrival. It is a disgrace that only one public loo is available - on the Quay.
The 'Friendly Guide' will be your dedicated guide to meet you at your point of arrival, whether that be at a car park, bus stop, taxi drop off or the train station and take you to your check-in desk before fast-tracking you through security.
Besides the room-rate issue mentioned above, good hospitality business encompasses accessory services that are indispensible in ensuing traveler satisfaction: reception at point of arrival, easy Custom processing, travel facilities, safety on the highways, a hundred percent theft-proof baggage handling, food safety, easy access to electronic services and medical facilities in emergencies.
The festival's new director, Sally Tallant, said: "The Cunard Building was a point of arrival and of departure.
I don't think we've ever felt we've come to a point of arrival of what we want to sound like.
Details such as a trauma patient's initial vital signs, how fast treatment is begun, and other aspects of a patient's care from the point of arrival at a medical facility are all recorded in the TraumaBase database.
All pre-booked passengers enjoy the benefits of assistance from their point of arrival at the airport for their outbound journey, to their point of departure from the airport following their inbound flight.