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actual

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

In legal usage in many contexts, the actual (what occurs in fact, and may be proved as a fact) is contrasted with what is deemed or implied by operation of ...

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actual ground zero

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

The point on the surface of the earth at, or vertically below or above, the center of an actual nuclear detonation.

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actual range

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

The horizontal distance an aerial bomb travels from the moment it is released until the moment it strikes the target.

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international actual strength

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

The total number of military and civilian personnel currently filling international posts.

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battle station

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

The place of duty of a member of a ship's crew during actual or simulated combat.

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offset bombing

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Any bombing procedure that employs a reference or aiming point other than the actual target.

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combat dress

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Uniform of a type intended to be worn by soldiers in actual combat: a hulking first lieutenant in combat dress.

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sighting

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. actual visual contact. Sightings do not include other contacts, such as radar and sonar contacts, which must be reported by type.

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sustained rate of fire

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

The actual rate of fire that a weapon can continue to deliver for an indefinite length of time without seriously overheating.

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flight test

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

The test of an aircraft, rocket, missile, or other vehicle by actual flight or launching. Flight tests are planned to achieve specific test objectives and gain operational information.

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civil defense intelligence

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

The product resulting from the collection and evaluation of information concerning all aspects of the situation in the United States and its territories that are potential or actual targets...

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