graded area.

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  • Runway safety area — A runway safety area (RSA) or runway end safety area (RESA) is defined as the surface surrounding the runway prepared or suitable for reducing the risk of damage to airplanes in the event of an undershoot, overshoot, or excursion from the runway …   Wikipedia

  • transition area — noun : graded area * * * Ling. (in dialect geography) an area whose dialect has been influenced by the dialect of one or more neighboring focal areas. Cf. focal area, relic area. Also called graded area …   Useful english dictionary

  • relic area — noun : a region that retains characteristic speech features from an earlier stage of a language which have been lost or have undergone greater change in other regions compare focal area, graded area * * * Ling. (in dialect geography) an area… …   Useful english dictionary

  • focal area — noun : a region whose characteristic speech features are imitated in neighboring regions : a center from which linguistic changes spread compare graded area, relic area * * * Ling. (in dialect geography) an area whose dialect has exerted… …   Useful english dictionary

  • transition area — Ling. (in dialect geography) an area whose dialect has been influenced by the dialect of one or more neighboring focal areas. Cf. focal area, relic area. Also called graded area. * * * …   Universalium

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