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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The time for Samana Suk Formation was picked at 1.58 TWT in 96-SHD-313 under the correlated shot point location with reference to well at surface (Fig.
With the game tied at 70-all and with barely a fraction of a second left in the game clock, Sandie Limin was fouled on his attempt to the basket and cashed in on his second gift shot point to register the game-clinching solitary point that sent Manila to the finals against Pampanga.
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The unidentified woman and her son were shot point blank by one of her relatives on charge of having immoral relations with people in the Shedaee area on the outskirts of Herat City, the deputy police chief, Maj.Gen.Abdul Hameed Hamidi, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
She was shot point blank from a very short distance and the bullet Malala received, passed through vein to neck and rested near back bone.
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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.
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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.