cardinal point

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cardinal point

1. Any of six points determining the direction of light rays emerging from and entering the eye. See: nodal point; principal point
2. Capuron point.
See also: point
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Street mapping provides a position in space with a cardinal direction, the street the traveler is walking on, and the nearest civic number.
If the direction is a cardinal direction ([0 or 360], 90, 180, or 270) then translate to (N, E, S, or W).
The same kind of polarization of meanings can be detected in cardinal directions of the Chinese symbolic system.
However, he also noted that: "In the same way as the earth, this flat, two-dimensional shield [of the underworld] was cut up into nine regions corresponding to the four cardinal directions.
As per the new system all highways and main roads will have route numbers as well as cardinal directions.
No differences were noted for trees in any specific cardinal direction or distance from the release tree.
The aircraft, which has undergone several upgrades since its maiden flight on May 22, completed several takeoffs and landings, low-speed flight in all cardinal directions, and the first run-on landings.
Instead of just up/down, north/ south, and east/west, there is an additional pair of cardinal directions which is perpendicular to the other three.
We realize how much remains to be explored and interpreted in the four cardinal directions of immenseaty.
An asymmetrical coat stand boasts hooks made of arrow-shaped protrusions of brass, resembling a signpost directing the eye toward each of the cardinal directions.
A feature of the ritual included naming the four cardinal directions, the energetic personalities associated with each direction and naming the men representing those directions.