locking point

locking point

Etymology: AS, loc, lock; L, punctum, puncture
a point on the body at which light pressure can be applied to help a weak or debilitated patient maintain a desired posture or position. A basic locking point is the body's center of gravity, at the level of the second sacral vertebra, where mild pressure can assist a patient in standing or walking erect.

lock·ing point

(lok'ing poynt)
The body's center of gravity; by holding onto it, a health care worker can help patients maintain their balance.
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In fact, you can actually safely eliminate one of these locking points and substitute a locking point that adds absolutely no friction to the cycling of the gun.
For users who do not have access to a stationary object for securing the notebook, the line includes a cable anchor accessory that affixes to a desk or credenza offering a secure, permanent locking point in an office, conference room, library or dorm room.
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