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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In the 1st experiment, 240 weevils were used, and 10 weevils (5 males and 5 females) were released at 6 distances from the trap (1, 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100 m) in each of 4 cardinal points. In the 2nd experiment, 280 weevils were used, and 14 weevils (7 males and 7 females) were released at 20, 40, 60, 80, and 100 m from the trap in each of 4 cardinal points.
South Korea in the past four rounds of EEZ talks between 1996 and 2000 said Dokdo is a rock and cannot become a cardinal point for EEZ.
Egberts has abstracted the captions that accompany the vignettes into four aspects - three ritualistic, one pointing to a myth: kingship over the four cardinal points; pastoral aspect, the king identified with the cowherd Anubis; agrarian themes, calves threshing grain and the decapitation of grain-eating worms (not serpents, see pp.
Using cardinal point directions and common knowledge regarding the changing position of the sun throughout the day, the student walks a straight line in a given direction with the sun as a guide.
Upon purchase of the property, Cardinal Point developed a plan to demolish one of the two vacant 32,000 square foot buildings in order to improve the project from four parking spaces per 1000 square feet to 7.5 spaces per thousand to accommodate tenants' needs.
David Mullins, managing director for Hartlepool-based Yuill Homes, said: "Yuill Homes is proud to have worked in partnership with Four Housing Group, Northumberland County Council and the HCA on such an important rural housing development as Cardinal Point.
Even those who dissent from Allan's analysis--and his position on biofuels will raise its share of eyebrows--would surely agree with his cardinal point. The people who really count are the farmers.
South Korea's Yonhap News Agency quoted Suh Choo Suk, senior presidential secretary for national security, as saying on June 5 that South Korea has ''no choice'' but to propose Dokdo as a cardinal point.
The Tamworth and Redditch areas are well placed to grow their established industrial base having the availability of large sites such as Cardinal Point and Birch Coppice in Tamworth, and Ravensbank in Redditch, to accommodate big space requirements.
Therefore, Jupiter the planet at the cardinal's cardinal point at his birth, which promoted him to the College of Cardinals at the age of fourteen, was probably critical to the cardinal's inclusion of Jupiter in this vault.
The project manager of the Olakoko Sustainability Project, Mrs Mopelola Fabunmi, has said the cardinal point of the project is to improve the lives of cocoa farmers in their host communities, noting that the total wellbeing and welfare of cocoa farmers is integral to ensuring that they produce improved cocoa products.