range of visibility

range of visibility

[′rānj əv ‚viz·ə′bil·əd·ē]
(navigation)
The extreme distance at which an object or light can be seen.
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"The limited range of visibility is around 100 metres due to heavy snowing on roads in and around Bratislava, Nitra, Banska Stiavnica and on the D1 Bratislava-Trnava highway," they write, as quoted by the TASR newswire.The Donovaly mountain pass had to be closed for cargo traffic over ten metres.
The range of visibility was divided into five parts: VI<50m, 50m<VI<100m, 100m<VI [less than or equal to] 200m, 200m < VI [less than or equal to]500m (Gai, 2014).
Fog descends over the plains of Punjab as the weather turns cold, lowering the range of visibility at the motorways and other roads.
As befits the MPV-look of the exterior, manoeuvrability is very good on the Jazz thanks to the wide range of visibility, short overhangs and the tight turning circle.
A cloud that reduces visibility to less than 1km (about 1,094 yards or 0.62 miles) is called fog whereas a range of visibility in mist is between 1Km to 2km.
These constraints are likely to result in a threshold ANC (or a minimum ANC) for a particular size in the aerosol spectrum associated with a particular range of visibility during fog episodes.
The range of visibility in the upper layer in the corridor as a function of combustion time of polymeric materials formed from Epidian 5, unmodified and modified with flame retardants
The second method is preferred in situations, when an expert is faced with the uncertainty in determining the exact moment, when a threat was posed to traffic safety by the pedestrian and when the distance, at which the pedestrian was at the moment of posing a threat to traffic safety (while being within the range of visibility for the driver), is unknown.
Depending on the type of vessel there are also light, color and range of visibility requirements.
The General Directorate of Meteorology issued a written statement concerning flight delays, saying, "Due to thick fog at Istanbul AtatE-rk Airport, the range of visibility has been drastically reduced, and some flights have been delayed for this reason." Some flights were cancelled on Saturday in Ataturk airport due to the fog, and some were also delayed on Sunday because of the increased flight program stemming from delays on Saturday.
A change in the range of visibility and toxic gases concentration, which influences the evacuation capability of occupants during a fire depends on the type of the fire and in particular on its growth rate characterized by heat release rate of inflammable materials [??].