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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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The first cut-off point of the sample is placed at a position 2 m or less inside of end <A> above, and the final cut-off point at a position 2 m or less inside of end <B> above.
However, it is not clear whether this or other cut-off points would be appropriate for testicular cancer, and at least initially we would recommend treating delay as a continuous variable with no absolute time limit applied.
Various levels of BMI cut-off points for obesity were proposed in these populations, ranging from BMI of 25 kg/[m.