area of influence


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area of influence

A realm, domain, or field over which a person, group, or business has direct control, influence, or clout. It refers to a military term for the geographical area in which a commander has direct military influence. As a literature professor, my primary obligation is to my classes; as head of this department, though, my area of influence extends to all students studying English.
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The negative lug potential remains constant if there are no contacts in the rectifier's area of influence. From the first rectifier, we plot a straight line to the next rectifier in the system, find a point midway between the two associated units, and identify a gas service riser.
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