jumping-off place, point of departure(noun)
a place from which an enterprise or expedition is launched
"one day when I was at a suitable jumping-off place I decided to see if I could find him"; "my point of departure was San Francisco"
springboard, jumping-off point, point of departure(noun)
a beginning from which an enterprise is launched
"he uses other people's ideas as a springboard for his own"; "reality provides the jumping-off point for his illusions"; "the point of departure of international comparison cannot be an institution but must be the function it carries out"
Point of Departure
Point of Departure is an album by jazz pianist and composer Andrew Hill, released on the Blue Note label. Point of Departure was reissued on CD by Blue Note in 1988 and again in 1999 when recording engineer Rudy Van Gelder remastered the album, adding alternate takes of "New Monastery", "Flight 19", and "Dedication".
The numerical value of point of departure in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of point of departure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
In particular, last point of departure airports, and those are mostly in Europe. Some are in the Middle East.
It will take some time. It requires upgrades in infrastructure...and won't happen from one day to the next. But I see this as an important point of departure.
We have the ability, through airlines, through our relationship with other countries, to put out guidelines that influence the behavior of airport authorities and airport security at overseas airports, in particular, last point of departure airports, and those are mostly in Europe. Some are in the Middle East.
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