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point of entry

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n point of entry a port in the United States where customs officials are stationed to oversee the entry and exit of people and merchandise
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Usage

In literature:

The West Gate is a plain but beautiful work of the fourteenth century, a great square tower over a pointed arch, under which is the entry.
"England of My Heart--Spring" by Edward Hutton
She pointed him out to a turnkey, who told her he was expiating the sins of assault and burglarious entry.
"Stories by American Authors, Volume 6" by Various
It is impossible to be mistaken: they are the points of entry of as many grubs.
"A Book of Exposition" by Homer Heath Nugent
On this point of the custom-house entries I shall make a few observations.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
The course of the river up to this point was, from its entry into the country, about 540 miles.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 5. (of 7): Persia" by George Rawlinson
It is impossible to be mistaken: they are the points of entry of as many grubs.
"Social Life in the Insect World" by J. H. Fabre
It is said that the landlord's wife happened to be on the point of labour on the day of the king's entry into London.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
The only remaining point is his passing out of the door, and his conduct in the entry.
"Report of the Proceedings at the Examination of Charles G. Davis, Esq., on the Charge of Aiding and Abetting in the Rescue of a Fugitive Slave" by Various
In three months it reduced the smooth kindly feeling in Pogue's entry to the point of total eclipse.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner" by Alexander Irvine
He made for his point of entry by a straight path and dashed blindly through the elders.
"The Gay Adventure" by Richard Bird
At this point the conversation was interrupted by the entry of Mr. Brown, who was also a member of the club.
"Marion Darche" by F. Marion Crawford
The frigates made way along the southern coast till they neared the Point of the Cayo de Carena, the wide cay at the entry to Jamaica Bay.
"Caribbee" by Thomas Hoover
He was an Austrian in all points, and a new pelisse would have won him from the car of Alexander on the day of his entry into Babylon.
"Tales from Blackwood" by Various
An act to establish West Point, Virginia, a sub-port of entry and delivery in the collection district of Richmond, Virginia.
"United States Government Publications, v. 8 Jan-Jun 1892" by Compiled
But for the Germans, Swiss, and Scotch-Irish, Philadelphia was the chief port of entry and the main distributing point.
"The Colonization of North America" by Herbert Eugene Bolton
I know I've not honored you with so much as an exclamation point since my very first out-of-doors entry.
"Mavis of Green Hill" by Faith Baldwin
St. Louis, largest city west of the Mississippi, port of entry and great commercial and manufacturing point; pop., 350,518.
"Alden's Handy Atlas of the World" by John B. Alden
A hole cut in one of the window-panes pointed to the method by which entry had been made, but no clue to the thief had been left behind.
"The Burglars' Club" by Henry A. Hering
In 1843, the Mexican trade from this point was suspended by Santa Anna, who closed the northern port of entry.
"Historic Towns of the Western States" by Various
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In news:

Point of Entry flies home to win the Elkhorn at Keeneland.
Through Mary, God made weakness the point of entry into life.
Breeders' Cup: Point of Entry carries America's hopes in Turf.
The 126-mile border between Turkey and Greece has become the entry point into Europe for the vast majority of illegal crossings, as the tide from the Middle East, South Asia and Africa continues to grow.
To stay a step ahead of any threat, RF products and communications are securing points of entry, ports, airlines, and any other vulnerable spot.
For many, the most heavily anticipated duel at this week's Breeders' Cup will come in the $3 million Turf where last year's winner, Irish raider St Nicholas Abbey, vies with local hope Point of Entry.
St Nicholas Abbey, Point of Entry Head Turf.
This program is the primary point of entry for most VNSNY patients.
BREEZY POINT — Whitebirch Inc, the parent company of Breezy Point Resort, recently confirmed its entry into a purchase agreement for Deacon's Lodge Golf Course.
Younger crowds and a vast portion of the casino 's existing customer-base drive to the casino, the owners and design team therefore wanted to create a unique and memorable entry point for those entering from the expanded parking garage.
The single point of entry adds improved aesthetics to its list of benefits, he said.
Group of historic properties in Victoria St face demolition to allow entry point for inner-city rail loop.
The Mediasite 4.0 communications platform from Sonic Foundry features the Mediasite Management Portal, a point-of-entry security solution designed to restrict access to content.
Point-of-entry (POE) and point-of-use (POU) arsenic reduction systems have been around for many years.
The main reason behind this decision by the paper: It will reduce, and simplify, the number of entry points for visual arts stories on the website.
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In science:

One denotes by KP the knot K with m pairs of points placed on it following the prescription given by P, along with chords connecting such points at a same height. A pairing is said to be applicable if each entry is a pair of two distinct points on the knot, at the same height [ChDu].
A Stringy Generalization of the Kontsevich Integral
The matrix for the all-points shortest path problem keeps track of shortest known path lengths, and sparseness means having a lot of infinite entries.
Traffic Analysis in Random Delaunay Tessellations and Other Graphs
This points to a previous entry on the same stack, if that entry’s path number is an ancestor of this one’s, or null if such an ancestor does not exist at the time when the entry has been pushed.
Path Summaries and Path Partitioning in Modern XML Databases
On the other hand, as soon as one entry of R is irrational, Rij say, no point in the direction of ej coincides with a lattice point after rotation.
Solution of the coincidence problem in dimensions $d\le 4$
This test allows a study of how strongly the fits depend on the data from the very centra l region of the cluster; an indication that point source contamination may be present is if the average fit amplitude is reduced in tho se clusters with central sources (the starred entries in Table 5).
A study of the Sunyaev-Zel'dovich increment using archival SCUBA data
Another important point is the undetermined entries of the EVM mentioned above.
Testing Quantum Devices: Practical Entanglement Verification in Bipartite Optical Systems
Recall that the golden entry of the AdS/CFT correspondence, eq.(9), allows us to compute just such a two point function.
The AdS/CFT Correspondence and Non-perturbative QCD
The cells resulting from this process remain constant throughout the life of the indexing domain and serve as entry points for subsequent service discovery and update query mapping.
Peer-to-Peer Cloud Provisioning: Service Discovery and Load-Balancing
Therefore, when implementing (3.6) at the k-th step, the entries of the matrices Mx and Mz will be evaluated at the central point of the stencil of figure 1.
Numerical Simulation of Electromagnetic Solitons and their Interaction with Matter
The table entries are interpreted as fol lows The A-orbit corresponding to a canonical generator of order 2 consists of 84 points which breaks up into 4 regular N -orbits of size 21.
Cyclic $n$-gonal Surfaces
These layers aim to provide a precise entry point, thus aiding the analysis of overlapping showers. A flexible readout system will also be important for testing the large variety of devices being brought to the beams.
Summary of the Linear Collider Testbeam Workshop 2009 - LCTW09
The minimal error occurs when the sample contains most of the true data points and few originally zero entries.
Differentially Private Publication of Sparse Data
Figure 3(d) shows that filtering outperforms sampling across a range of sample sizes, because with more zero entries, the total probability of a zero appearing in the sample increases, and the proportion of true data points sampled decreases.
Differentially Private Publication of Sparse Data
After this point, the accuracy depends only very weakly on the range size, since each query probes about the same number of entries (i.e., twice the height of the dyadic range tree).
Differentially Private Publication of Sparse Data
Since the shifting procedure requires determination of the shower axis position, the pion entry point into the calorimeter (primary track coordinates) was identified for each event.
Tests of a particle flow algorithm with CALICE test beam data
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