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cutoff point

[′kət‚ȯf ‚pȯint]
(mechanical engineering)
The point at which there is a transition from spiral flow in the housing of a centrifugal fan to straight-line flow in the connected duct.
The point on the stroke of a steam engine where admission of steam is stopped.
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Mid-December 2012 is the absolute cut off point for issuing a legal claim to recover a debt and Lovetts recommends a Letter Before Action (LBA) be dispatched in the first week of December.
It is understood the club's board have already spoken a number of interested candidates about taking on the new job and have set off a cut off point of May 10 for anyone else to apply.
The decision to overlook serial failure Alex Bogdanovic for one of the eight entries came as little surprise but the inclusion of 23-year-old Baker shocked many considering that he is outside the world's top 250, the normal cut off point for wildcard entries into the tournament.