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  • n  the azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian

  • When a Jap cruiser closed in to shore, Lou lobbed a few shells at it (like firing bee-bees at a bomber), explained, "I wanted to check my azimuth and it's just right.
  • The balloon will carry an azimuth and delination mounting, probably a gyroscope, which will point the rocket eastward by "locking on to" the sun.
  • The azimuth beam shows the direction of the plane's approach and its distance from the landing field.
Quotes

  • Jeff Pulver in Oil and Gas Online
    The Pulver 100 award continues to grow in significance because companies like Azimuth continue to advance IP communications, via their unique approach to testing emerging wireless technologies,said Jeff Pulver, founder and chairman of...
  • Cronin in Wireless Developer Network (press release)
    Repeatability is a must in any test process,said Ray Cronin, CEO of Azimuth Systems. "Azimuth continues to enhance the correlation capability across the industry and we are thrilled to have NSTL as the first Wi-Fi Alliance-approved lab in...
  • Peter Schoomaker in Army Public Affairs
    Mr. Brownlee cares about the Army and Soldiers as much as anyone I've met or served with:He helped keep the Army on the right azimuth- not only in our transformation efforts, but also our ongoing support of the Global War on Terror,said...

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