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Aiming point


Aiming point: In field artillery, the accuracy of indirect fire depends on the use of aiming points. In air force terminology the aiming point refers to holding the intersection of the cross hairs on a bombsight when fixed at a specific target.

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Google previewLinks Golf

The Inside Story by Daley, Paul

The aiming point is a small white disc on top of the hill, centre- left in photo A close-up, near the green view of Himalaya. Uphill and blind, a good caddie will insist upon an extra club or two. Note the wiry vegetation REPAIR PITCH MARKS .

Google previewThe Organizational History of Field Artillery 1775-2003 (2007)

by Janice E. McKenney

An aiming point is a sharply defined object that is used as a reference in laying an artillery piece or for orienting purposes. ' 1 An aiming circle is an instrument that measures horizontal and vertical angles, used in surveying and similar work ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Military Terms (1918)

by Edward Samuel Farrow

Aiming Point.— In gunnery, a stationary object such as a tower, a church steeple, a chimney, a tree, a distant mark on, the sky-line or elsewhere in the terrain upon which the panoramic sight is directed after the proper deflection is set off.

Google previewArmy Dictionary and Desk Reference (2010)

by Tim Zurick

aiming point That point on which the ...

Google previewDictionary of Shooting Sports (2011)

by Baljit Singh Sekhon

Adjusted Aiming Point /Shooting Equipments/ An aiming point that allows for gravity, wind, target movement and zero changes.

Google previewThe Traditional Bowyers Encyclopedia (2013)

by Dan Bertalan

Some of the important facetsoftrick shooting include rhythm, being in sync with the thrower, focusing your concentration, reducing the aiming point, and knowing when to begin and when tomake the shot. A typical shot ata disk is immediately ...

Google previewDepartment of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (2011)

As Amended Through April 2010 by Barry Leonard

of impact/burst of a finite number of projectiles fired or released at the same aiming point under a given set of conditions. means of transport — See mode of transport. measured mile — (*) In maritime navigation, distance precisely measured ...

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms and Acronyms (2011)

by Us Department Of Defense

points of impact/burst of a finite number of projectiles fired or released at the same aiming point under a given set of conditions. means of transport — See mode of transport. measurement and signature intelligence —Intelligence obtained by ...

Google previewThe Military Dictionary (1987)

Any bombing procedure which employs a reference or aiming point other than the actual target. offset distance—(NATO) In nuclear warfare, ...

Google previewDictionary of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology (2000)

by Philip A. Laplante

An en- the aiming point of the eye. try is d-extremal if it is the deepest entry on its diagonal to be given value d. eye tracking the use of an eye tracker. extreme point a corner point of a polyhedron. Classification for Computer Architectures 175.

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

access panel; acid phosphatase; acid proof, action potential; acute proliferation ; aerial port; aiming point; aircraft park; airplane; alkaline phosphatase; alum precipitated; aminopeptidase; ammonium perchlorate; ammunition point; angina ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm

and in this case, as also when the guns are under cover or engaging a target under cover, an “ aiming point ” or “auxiliary mark," a conspicuous point quite apart and distinct from the target, has to be employed (“ indirect " method).

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