point of support

point of support

The point on a member where its load is transmitted to a support.
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I did not cease to wonder at these ravines and precipices: when viewing the country from one of the knife- edged ridges, the point of support was so small, that the effect was nearly the same as it must be from a balloon.
You could make a case for a fourth point of support where the stock contacts the shooter's face.
They then identify strategies to sell ideas and drive change by using informal networks and power; identify key stakeholders to secure strategic connections that make political maneuvering less complex; identify options in a situation, remain ahead of the political process, and manage the dynamics of gaining formal support; engage others in ideas and get their buy-in; and use early wins to create a tipping point of support. The final section uses two common scenarios to show how these strategies work: overcoming resistance to gain support for an agenda, and succeeding in meetings involving using influence to sell ideas.
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The point of support is to help a team when it's down, whereas the modern tendency is to 'only sing when you're winning'.
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Recoil forces the gun to pivot around the point of support (the grip) and the muzzle to rise.