incident point

in·ci·dent point

the point at which a light ray enters an optical system.

in·ci·dent point

(in'si-dĕnt poynt)
The point at which a light ray enters an optic system.
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Following the incident, eyewitness rushed to the incident point and shifted the victim to a nearby hospital.
The dual connotations attached to the incident point at the involvement of the government for causing loss of life and property where it should have been the one to protect it.
The scattered field for an incident point source [PHI] (*,z) which is the fundamental solution to the Helmholtz equation defined by
Conversely, BSSRDF calculates the amount of reflected light near the surrounding area due to the scattering of light at the incident point. Thus, the color of objects can be recognized when there is no incident light directly on them [7].
The incident point, known as [P.sub.in] ([P.sub.inx], [P.sub.iny], [P.sub.inz]), is calculated based on the incident plane wave directed to the reflector with [theta]in offset from the centre position.
First, for any incident light impinging on the first facet of a TIR grating, it can not be reflected by the second facet if the distance between its incident point P and the trough point O is less than its corresponding GH shift (i.e., [absolute value of [bar.OP]] [less than or equal to] d; see Figure 2(a)).
--A phase to earth fault current flows to the incident point along the injured line, but in the isolated or compensated network it flows also from all the feeders connected to the substation buses.
All accounts of the incident point to the fact that Mohammad Bu Azizi was barred from entering the local governorate when he sought to report the official's belligerence.
A subsequent judicial inquiry report on the incident pointed fingers at then Punjab law minister Rana Sanaullah and the Punjab police for what had transpired that day.
It turned out all right in the end just before the jets took off, an officer sped toward the tarmac, flashing his car's headlights and stopping the launch but the incident points toward a long history of atomic close calls.
A subsequent judicial inquiry report on the incident pointed fingers at then Punjab law minister Rana Sanaullah and the Punjab police for what had transpired that day.In Sep 2018, a Lahore High Court (LHC) full bench had rejected two sets of appeals challenging a trial court's decision to not summon 12 people, including Nawaz and Shehbaz Sharif, in connection to the complaint moved by PAT.
"The contents of the media reports, if true, amount to violation of human rights of the victim girls and the sequence of incident points to serious security lapse at the girls' school where the miscreants entered at their free will, committed the brutal act and fled from the spot," it added.
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