assumed position

The geographical position upon which a celestial solution is based.

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  • assumed position — index platform Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • assumed position — noun : the position at which a craft is assumed to be located for the determination of a line of position …   Useful english dictionary

  • position — Synonyms and related words: Anschauung, Parthian shot, a priori principle, abode, address, affect, affectivity, affirmance, affirmation, allegation, allocate, angle, angle of vision, announcement, annunciation, answer, apostrophe, appointment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Position — Po*si tion, n. [F. position, L. positio, fr. ponere, positum, to put, place; prob. for posino, fr. an old preposition used only in comp. (akin to Gr. ?) + sinere to leave, let, permit, place. See {Site}, and cf. {Composite}, {Compound}, v.,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Position finder — Position Po*si tion, n. [F. position, L. positio, fr. ponere, positum, to put, place; prob. for posino, fr. an old preposition used only in comp. (akin to Gr. ?) + sinere to leave, let, permit, place. See {Site}, and cf. {Composite}, {Compound},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Position micrometer — Position Po*si tion, n. [F. position, L. positio, fr. ponere, positum, to put, place; prob. for posino, fr. an old preposition used only in comp. (akin to Gr. ?) + sinere to leave, let, permit, place. See {Site}, and cf. {Composite}, {Compound},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Position (Obstetrics) — Position of the fetus in Obstetrics refers to the of the presenting part with the pelvis of the mother. Conventionally, it is the position assumed by the fetus before the process of birth as during the course of childbirth, the fetus assumes… …   Wikipedia

  • position — 1. An attitude, posture, or place occupied. 2. Posture or attitude assumed by a patient for comfort and to facilitate the performance of diagnostic, surgical, or therapeutic procedures. 3. In obstetrics, the relation of an arbitrarily chosen …   Medical dictionary

  • position — positional, adj. positionless, adj. /peuh zish euhn/, n. 1. condition with reference to place; location; situation. 2. a place occupied or to be occupied; site: a fortified position. 3. the proper, appropriate, or usual place: out of position. 4 …   Universalium

  • position — po•si•tion [[t]pəˈzɪʃ ən[/t]] n. 1) condition with reference to place, often relative to the location of others; location; situation 2) a place occupied or to be occupied; site: a fortified position[/ex] 3) the proper, appropriate, or usual place …   From formal English to slang

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