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break-even

[brā′kē·vən]
(nucleonics)
The point at which the energy generated by a controlled nuclear fusion reaction equals the energy required to maintain the reaction.
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The average break-even price in the GCC countries will edge down to about $80 barrels this year, the first drop since 2003," Deutsche Bank's Robert Burgess wrote in a note to clients.
Defining the break-even price, the Dammam-based Apicorp said it is commonly assessed as the oil price that balances governments' budgets.
The final step is to calculate the break-even point by dividing total fixed costs by contribution per unit: 1,400 [pounds sterling] / 2 [pounds sterling] = 700.
It's a rent or buy decision - leasing costs versus ownership costs - where we get to a break-even situation in three years.
Air Arabia, a low-cost airline based in the United Arab Emirates, has reported a break-even result for its first year of operation.
When you mail the same package for a $397 offer, the break-even point comes at 46 orders.
LOSS-MAKING optical components group Bookham Technology is to cut up to 200 jobs as it strives to reduce costs and reach break-even point.
Mike Burns, head of the firm's European operations, said: 'The plan is to get to break-even.
But the industry has been devastated by a surplus, and most farmers haven't seen break-even prices for several years.
This data can be used to determine actuarially the break-even point for assessing whether the case should be tried before a jury.
d) What alternative break-even strategies are available?