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impact zone

noun
1.
(in surfing) the dangerous position on a wave that is just about to separate and collapse; the falling lip of a wave.
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  • Too bad it has taken so long for people outside of the impact zone to hear about the human and animal consequences.
  • Immobile species such as mussels and oysters may be locally wiped out in the impact zone.
  • The robot is not in danger because it lies outside the impact zone.
  • He survived, and was plucked from the impact zone by the helicopter.
  • The shore impact zone, based on normal structure setbacks, must be included as open space.
  • The impact zone is the potential range of effects in the event of a release.

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