Point source

Point source,

Definition of Point source:

  1. A source of energy, such as light or sound, which can be regarded as having negligible dimensions.

  2. Pollution source that is fixed and/or uniquely identifiable, such as a factory chimney, pipeline, mine, septic tank, or a ship.

  3. A localized and stationary pollution source.

How to use Point source in a sentence?

  1. That is why we often speak of the planetary ‘disk’ in astronomy: even under slight magnification the human eye interprets a planet as a 2 dimensional source of light and not a point source.
  2. However, in a British study in which the authors compared a population living around a point source of air pollution with a control population, no increase in the prevalence of low birth-weight was evident in the polluted area.

Meaning of Point source & Point source Definition