contact point


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con·tact ar·e·a

that part of the proximal surface of a tooth that touches the adjacent tooth mesially or distally.

contact point

The point on a tooth that touches an opposed tooth.
See also: point

con·tact point

(kontakt poynt)
Area of union or junction of surfaces that are not completely contiguous.
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There are already contact points in our local libraries and community centres.
The contact point will be open from 10am to noon on September 10, October 1, November 12 and December 3.
London: The EBA published its final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on Central Contact Points under the revised Payment Services Directive.
Always remember your release-to-hand, hand-to-face and string-to-face contact points.
The trajectory of the contact point (B) of the standard wheelset flange looks like an elongated cycloid (Fig.
The Armed Forces Fun Day event was organised by the Veterans Contact Point (VCP) in partnership with the Nepalese Community of Nuneaton, who, to mark 200 years of Gurkha services with the British Army, had turned a section of the display ground into a replica of a small Nepalese village.
It is unclear why they have come up with the flag of the LTTE as the Tamil Language contact point andAsian Tribune is also waiting like others for the explanation from UK's Met Police for the reason behind installing LTTE flag as the Tamil Language contact Point.
The contact point will remain open and the number of frontline officers will stay the same, in fact we've had a few extra officers in the past few months.
from contact point to contact point and from mesio-labio-incisal point angle to disto-labio-incisal point angle so that excellence in treatment can be achieved.
Independent oscillations of contact point in three directions can be achieved applying different control schemes of the electrodes.
ANKARA, Jun 11, 2009 (TUR) -- Turkish Foreign Ministry Spokesman Burak Ozugergin said on Thursday that Turkey's Embassy in Islamabad became the NATO Contact Point in Pakistan on May 15, 2009.
The grease used for the contact point of the ignition switch is inappropriate and this may cause electrical discontinuity and stop the engine eventually, the automaker said.