The unspoken reference point is the hypocentre of the world’s first nuclear attack.
The consequences of the options under consideration then are framed in terms of deviations from this reference point.
This direction, called a bearing, can be marked on the chart as a line passing through the identified reference point.
Tests in Norway found that providing linesmen with a reference point like this could reduce offside errors by as much as 50 percent.
The key was Marston’s board’s insistence that the pre-pandemic share price should be the reference point for valuation.
Typically, the reference point is Earth, although any point beyond the influence of the electric field charge can be used.
One may then say that the reference point of the utterance in 1972 of “Red Rum will win the Grand National next year” is 1973, not 1972.
But I thought, if I don't take this opportunity to put into practice the ideas I believe in, perhaps I'm not really such a reference point after all.
This reference point can be a person’s current state of wealth, an aspiration level, or a hypothetical point of reference from which to evaluate options.
A bearing is the horizontal angle between an object and a reference point—for example, true north is the reference point for true bearings.
Photographs can be used to record information such as site surveys, anthropometric data and ergonomics , as well as being a reference point between the designer and the client.
The Cold War-era movie, in which a young Matthew Broderick accidentally triggers a nuclear war, "was exactly the reference point," simulation designer Alex Wellerstein told Insider.
Cases and analyses of joint intention will serve as a common reference point in the following reconstruction and discussion of content-, mode-, and subject-accounts of collective intentionality.
We think that combining the courage of United We Can and the experience of the Socialist party we can convert our country into a reference point for social policies,” he said as he cast his vote.
Thus in a sentence like The student had worked on his thesis the student’s work took place at a time before a reference point in the past, in contrast to (1c) where the reference point is the present.
Given a fixed reference point, people’s sensitivity to changes in asset values (x in Figure 1a) diminish the further one moves from that reference point, both in the domain of losses and the domain of gains.
The torque on a body due to a given force depends on the reference point chosen, since the torque τ by definition equals r × F, where r is a vector from some chosen reference point to the point of application of the force.
The two philosophical effects are that of reviving interest in those whom Deleuze discusses explicitly or those whose influence on Deleuze can be discerned, and that of providing a foil or counterpoint or reference point in readings of other philosophers.
"As a reference point, the junior-most Colorado National Guard member currently serving on SAD in support of our local and state partners for the COVID-19 response in Colorado ... is being paid $126.86 per day," the public affairs officer said in a statement.
It’s possible that New York’s epidemic curve in 2020 becomes a cautionary tale to other cities about the importance of strict social distancing early on — just as Philadelphia’s initial response to the 1918 pandemic became a reference point for public health officials on what not to do.
- an indicator that orients you generally
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