approach segment

   That part of a hydrograph curve before onset of precipitation [16].
   See also hydrograph.

A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. . 2002.

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  • initial approach segment — The segment of an instrument approach procedure between the initial approach fix and the intermediate approach fix or, where applicable, the final approach fix or point (ICAO). In the initial approach, the aircraft has departed the en route… …   Aviation dictionary

  • intermediate approach segment — That segment of an instrument approach procedure between either the intermediate approach fix and the final approach fix or point, or between the end of a reversal, race track, or dead reckoning track procedure and the final approach fix or point …   Aviation dictionary

  • final approach segment — The segment of an instrument approach procedure in which the alignment and descent for landing are accomplished (ICAO). It begins at the final approach fix and ends at the missed approach point. The final approach can be to a runway for a… …   Aviation dictionary

  • missed approach segment — That part of an instrument approach procedure between the missed approach point (MAP), the missed approach way point (MAWP), or the point of arrival at the decision height and the specified missed approach NAVAID (navigational aid), intersection …   Aviation dictionary

  • Segment (Linguistik) — Ein Segment in der Linguistik ist ein analysierter Teil einer sprachlichen Äußerung. Segmente können auf jeder Ebene der Sprachanalyse gewonnen werden. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Phonetik 2 Andere Sprachebenen 3 Bedeutung der Segmente …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • segments of an instrument approach procedure — An instrument approach procedure may have as many as five separate segments, depending on how the approach procedure is structured. The approach segments begin and end at designated fixes. However, under some circumstances certain segments may… …   Aviation dictionary

  • Initial approach fix — The Initial Approach Fix is the point where the initial approach segment of an instrument approach begins. An instrument approach procedure may have more than one Initial Approach Fix and initial approach segment. The initial approach fix is… …   Wikipedia

  • intermediate approach — That part of an instrument approach procedure in which aircraft configuration, speed, and positioning adjustments are made. It blends the initial approach segment into the final approach segment. It begins at the intermediate fix or point and… …   Aviation dictionary

  • dead-reckoning segment — A segment of an instrument approach procedure where no track guidance is available between the initial approach segment and the intermediate fix. Where an operational advantage can be obtained, an ILS (instrument landing system) procedure may… …   Aviation dictionary

  • intermediate approach — That part of an instrument approach procedure in which aircraft configuration, speed, and positioning adjustments are made. It blends the initial approach segment into the final approach segment. It begins at the intermediate fix or point and… …   Military dictionary

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