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shorts

[′shȯrts]
(engineering)
Oversize particles held on a screen after sieving the fines through the screen.
(food engineering)
Wheat-husk parts that are finer than bran; used in flour milling.
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Moreover, conduct a standard cut-off test by selecting invoices from the end of the previous period and those from the beginning of the next period.
There were any number of ways to create fake income, but the CFO felt that monkeying with the cut-off dates for sales and expenses was the least risky.
The new cut-offs are based on the natural biological variation of tens of thousands of virus samples from patients in the USA and Europe and will be integrated into Virco's HIV drug resistance testing services (Antivirogram (TM) and VirtualPhenotype (TM)) worldwide over the next few weeks.
Until now resistance tests have used somewhat arbitrary cut-offs (the threshold above which HIV is categorised as being resistant to a drug) that were, for example, based on the reproducibility of the tests themselves.