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point source

A celestial object whose angular extent is too small to be measured.

point source

[′pȯint ‚sȯrs]
(civil engineering)
A municipal or industrial wastewater discharge through a discrete pipe or channel.
(physics)
A source of radiation having definite position but no extension in space; this is an ideal which is a good approximation for distances from the source sufficiently large compared to the dimensions of the source.

point source

A light source whose dimensions are insignificant compared with the distance at which it is used; e.g., a fluorescent lamp is a point source when viewed from a large distance but a line source when viewed close to the source.
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As for the original point source model, the pressure response function of a 2D rectangular muffler by the source located at ([x.
These ratios were obtained from the measured emission rate, for the main gamma-rays for the different radionuclides in the point source combination, using one of the calibrated HPGe detectors.
of a pollutant to a navigable water from a point source means that a
Now the EPA proposes to expand its network with new monitors placed near point sources to assess NAAQS compliance, and also at the agency's 80 NCore stations, which monitor multiple airborne pollutant levels for research rather than regulatory purposes.
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In the case of the point source group cap, the program was successful at reducing costs of compliance because, instead of regulating how to comply, plants were told what reductions were needed.
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5 shows the propagation maps of point source across the changed PC slab with wavelength 1.
Gamma ray energies and their intensities used for the determination of the detector's efficiency are presented in Tables 2, 3 for point source geometry and Marinelli beaker and cylindrical container geometries, respectively.
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