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cutoff

[′kət‚ȯf]
(aerospace engineering)
The shutting off of the propellant flow in a rocket, or the stopping of the combustion of the propellant.
(civil engineering)
A channel constructed to straighten a stream or to bypass large bends, thereby relieving an area normally subjected to flooding or channel erosion.
An impermeable wall, collar, or other structure placed beneath the base or within the abutments of a dam to prevent or reduce losses by seepage along otherwise smooth surfaces or through porous strata.
(electronics)
The minimum value of bias voltage, for a given combination of supply voltages, that just stops output current in an electron tube, transistor, or other active device.
(engineering)
A misfire in a round of shots because of severance of fuse owing to rock shear as adjacent charges explode.
The line on a plastic object formed by the meeting of the two halves of a compression mold. Also known as flash groove; pinch-off.
(geology)
A new, relatively short channel formed when a stream cuts through the neck of an oxbow or horseshoe bend.
(mechanical engineering)
The shutting off of the working fluid to an engine cylinder.
The time required for this process.
(mining engineering)
A quarryman's term for the direction along which the granite must be channeled, because it will not split.
The number of feet a bit may be used in a particular type of rock (as specified by the drill foreman).
Minimum percentage of mineral in an ore that can be mined profitably.
(physics)
Technique used when the contribution to the value of a physical quantity given by integration over a certain variable is absurd (in particular, when the contribution is infinite); involves cutting off the integral at some limit.

cutoff

1. The prescribed elevation at which the top of a drive pile is cut.
2. A structure, such as a wall, intended to eliminate or reduce percolation through porous strata.
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At Lady Sri Ram College, the cutoff for both Commerce and Economics has been set at 97.
PhenoSense HIV is the first resistance test to provide clinically derived drug susceptibility cutoffs for HIV antiretrovirals," noted Dr.
The new PhenoSense HIV report will include clinically relevant cutoffs for the recently approved drug lopinavir (Kaletra), produced by Abbott Laboratories, and abacavir (Ziagen), produced by Glaxo Wellcome.
Hindu College has the highest cutoff in Physics ( honours) at 97 per cent.
Last year, the ' 100 per cent cutoff horror' had sparked a major outcry, prompting even human resources development minister Kapil Sibal to intervene and ask the vice chancellor to look into the issue.
Hindu has literally made history with a 99% cutoff in History
If the goal is to have at least a 95% sensitivity, then the cutoff needs to be 135 mg/dL for African Americans (sensitivity 97%, false-positive rate 9%), and 130 mg/dL for the other ethnic groups.
At the 130 mg/dL cutoff, the false-positive rates are high for those groups (whites 18%, Hispanics 19%, and Asians 24%), but a higher cutoff of 135 mg/dL does not achieve a 95% sensitivity.
The cutoff for BA (Programme) is 88 per cent while for english it is 95 per cent.
This allows part orientation that uses the full range of movement of articulated cutoff saws and grinders as well as presenting the part for touch-up hand grinding and inspection.
Figure 11 is a schematic of an integrated cleaning operation, a self-contained, enclosed cutoff and grinding cell centered around a floor-mounted multiaxis casting positioner.
Investors now have a long-term understanding of the critical large, mid-cap, and small cutoffs.