cutoff point

(redirected from Cutoff Points)
Also found in: Dictionary, Financial.

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.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
a false positive rate (FPR) for all cutoff points within the [0,1] range.
There are different cutoff points for different benefits.
Integrating these factors and determining ideal cutoff points in different settings will increase predictive value.
These cutoff points demarcate three regions in the support of the distribution of human capital.
When we compared sensitivity for the detection of AD, we found that both the absolute and relative cutoff points resulted in acceptable values of 87% and 94%, respectively.
Recently, decision-making regarding PCT results has been based on relative PCT concentrations rather than absolute cutoff points, taking into account patient day-today variations (1).
Since eliminating the draft plan, the committee has generated three new proposals - one for six classifications with new enrollment cutoff points, one with six classifications, including hybrid leagues, and one with five classifications.
Sattar and his associates were able to establish five components of the metabolic syndrome: body mass index or waist circumference, triglyceride levels, glucose cutoff points, HDL cholesterol, and blood pressure.
So far, emphasis in the pain literature has been on establishing valid cutoff points for mild, moderate, and severe pain on the NRS only.
The cavities were filled using sequential valve gating with cutoff points signaled by RJG pressure sensors in each cavity.
This removes dust, binder flakes and sand fragments from useful sand and allows plants to select the upper and lower cutoff points for an optimal size distribution of the reclaimed aggregate sand.