shot point


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shot point

[′shät ‚pȯint]
(engineering)
The point at which an explosion (such as in seismic prospecting) originates, generating vibrations in the ground.
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58 TWT in 96-SHD-313 under the correlated shot point location with reference to well at surface (Fig.
He added that Moscow, with great pain, had received the news of this new massacre against the Syrian citizens who were shot point blank by unidentified monsters.
The defenceless men and women, said to be Tajiks, shown being riddled with a battery of automatic fire from the brave Frontier Constabulary officers and men and the critically wounded Karachi youth lying in a pool of blood, having been shot point blank by the valiant Rangers, makes for incredible news footage.
He was shot several times while he was filming the raid, then he was shot point blank range in the face, even though he was wounded and posed no threat to the Israeli commandos.
For example, Cevdet Kiliclar was taking a photo when he was shot point blank in the forehead.
Ms Giffords responded from the moment she arrived at the emergency room on January after being shot point blank in the head on January 8 outside a store in Tucson, Arizona.
Third on her debut at Redcar, she had to work hard to get to the front but saw off 33-1 chance Calypso Magic by three-quarters of a length, with 66-1 shot Point Du Jour half a length away in third.
Third on her debut at Redcar, she had to work hard to get to the front but saw off the challenge of 33-1 chance Calypso Magic by three-quarters of a length, with 66-1 shot Point Du Jour half a length away in third.
As we are passing through the worst circumstances ever in the history of our beloved country, the menace of terrorism not only spreading its arms over the peace but also becoming a challenge of survival for the government as well for the public who are the most affected segment and are still at the shot point of terrorists.
Witnesses described how the panicked demonstrators were gunned down as they attempted to scale the stadium wall; shot point blank after being caught hiding in tunnels, bathrooms, and under seats; and mowed down after being baited by disingenuous soldiers offering safe passage," the report said.
Stewart's 2004 stage musical "The City Club," the pic opens with a literal bang, as a man is shot point blank in the head, followed by a narrator's hardboiled voiceover: "A bullet's kiss is a cold way to meet betrayal.
Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya was shot point blank in the head with a pistol in the elevator outside her apartment last October.