Point Source

Business / Real Estate / Point Source: A stationary location or fixed facility such as an industry or municipality that discharges pollutants into the air or surface water through pipes, ditches, lagoons, wells, or stacks - a single identifiable source such as a ship or a mine.

Other Words for Point

Point Adjective Synonyms: dot, mark, speck, (full) stop, period, decimal point
Point Noun Synonyms: spot, place, stage, position, site, station, location, locale
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Other Words for Source

Source Adjective Synonyms: fountain-head, well-spring, origin, provenance, provenience, inception, start, outset, beginning, root(s), commencement, rise
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Point Source Epidemic

Health / Disease / Point Source Epidemic: A point source epidemic occurs when a group of people is exposed to a single common source of infection at a single place and time. There is no significant transmission between individuals. cf. contin MORE

Common Source Epidemic

Health / Disease / Common Source Epidemic: A common source epidemic occurs when a group of people is exposed to a single common source of infection. A point source epidemic occurs when a group of people is exposed to a single common source of MORE

Nonpoint Source Pollution

Business / Agriculture / Nonpoint Source Pollution: Pollutants that are not discharged or emitted from a specific 'point' source, such as a pipe or smokestack. Nonpoint water pollutants are often carried from dispersed, diverse sources into water chann MORE

Point Source Pollution

Business / Agriculture / Point Source Pollution: Pollutants that are discharged or emitted from discrete 'point' sources, such as pipes and smokestacks. Both the Clean Water Act and the Clean Air Act focus control requirements on point sources and b MORE

Point-Source Pollution

Science / Geology / Point-Source Pollution: Water contamination that can be traced to a single point. A toxic material spill and a sewage discharge pipe are examples of point sources. MORE

Pointer

Technology / Programming / Pointer: A pointer is a type in c++ and c that points to a section in memory. They are most often used to pass to a method to ensure that the particular variable being pointed to is modified by the method, rat MORE

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