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secondary targets

Alternative targets in a lower order of priority and value that are attacked when the primary target cannot be attacked for any reason.
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"Despite [the] news on the secondary targets, Alkaid has been a great success for Pantheon, exceeding our expectations in the primary target, and upgrading the adjoining Phecda prospect which appears analogous on seismic...Our decision to apply to the State to suspend and freeze protect Alkaid now was impacted significantly by the 'brackish water' produced in the West Sak and also by the recent exceptionally warm weather on the North Slope.
Secondary targets could include the lightwater reactor at Bushehr.
When added to the common diabetes pill metformin, dapagliflozin cut both levels of both glycosylated hemoglobin--an indication of glucose concentration in the blood--and fasting plasma glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes after 24 weeks, hitting both its main and secondary targets. It is the first late-stage data on the once-daily pill dapagliflozin, a member of a class of drugs known as SGLT2 inhibitors and designed to block reabsorption of glucose to lower elevated blood sugar levels.
Organophosphate toxicology: safety aspects of nonacetylcholinesterase secondary targets. Chem Res Toxicol 17:983-998.
While large parts of the world would escape unscathed, the very fact that we are a small island means that two-thirds of the populated areas of the country are within direct radius of a blast site from primary and secondary targets.
In the Zip mode, the rangefinder will disregard any feedback from secondary targets, such as tree limbs and brush, providing only an accurate read-out for the primary target.
The purpose of this indirect method of combat is either to immobilize the target o f terror in order to produce disorientation and/or compliance or to mobilize secondary targets of demands (e.g., a government) or targets of attention (e.g., public opinion) to changes of attitude or behaviour favouring the short or long term interests of the users of this method of combat.
Focusing mainly on the legal and automotive sectors, the oil industry and the Midlands area - with the academic sector and the NHS being secondary targets - i2i will ultimately supply equipment and services to any organisation or individual who has a need.
McKinley and the other Civil War veterans who directed the military in 1898 refused to attack Havana, remembering all too well the bloody assaults of 1864, and preferred to concentrate on secondary targets such as Santiago and the Philippines.
The Birkhead Formation Sandstones, Hutton Sandstone and Poolowanna Sandstones are considered secondary targets for oil and have been proven at the Christies and Sellicks oilfields to the south and south east of Snellings-1.
Claude Perrier, CEO, states: "The Radway Prospect is a project Archer undertook according to the business strategy of combining lower risk primary targets with higher reward secondary targets within a single wellbore.