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breakpoint

[′brāk‚pȯint]
(chemical engineering)
(computer science)
A point in a program where an instruction, instruction digit, or other condition enables a programmer to interrupt the run by external intervention or by a monitor routine.
(industrial engineering)
In a time study, the end of an element in a work cycle and the point at which a reading is made. Also known as end point; reading point.

breakpoint

(programming)
A point in a program that, when reached, triggers some special behavior useful to the process of debugging; generally, breakpoints are used to either pause program execution, and/or dump the values of some or all of the program variables. Breakpoints may be part of the program itself; or they may be set by the programmer as part of an interactive session with a debugging tool for scrutinizing the program's execution.

breakpoint

A point in the processing of a program that the programmer wants to observe more closely by stopping the program and examining the contents of variables, buffers and memory. Part of the debugging function, lines of code are marked as breakpoints. When those instructions are about to be executed, the program stops, and control is passed to the programmer. After inspection, the programmer can step through the program one line at a time or cause the program to continue running either to the end, to the next breakpoint or until it crashes, whichever comes first. See watch variable and watchpoint.
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This scenario is illustrated by the first sample from patient 4, where no clone was detected by PCR-based clonality analysis; however, the presence of a t(14;18) detected by FISH and NGS (in the initial and follow-up samples with conserved breakpoint coordinates) supports the clonal nature of the process in this case.
This is too onerous for current laboratory capacity and is not necessary, as clinical breakpoints (by virtue of the '90/60 rule') allow for sufficient leeway.
For cefpirome (mean MIC = 0.094 +- 0.098 mg/L) and Tigecycline (mean 0.25 +- 0.017 mg/L) no MIC breakpoints were available in CLSI.
The new approach, which was included by Congress as part of the 21st Century Cures Act, allows the FDA to simultaneously update the breakpoints for multiple drugs that have the same active ingredient and share that information transparently via a dedicated FDA web page that will list FDA-recognized breakpoints.
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Caption: Figure 8: Frequency of breakpoint numbers for the daily precipitation series of 397 meteorological stations in North China.
The 8q24 breakpoint region is wide, stretching over 300 kb 5' from MYC and extending within the MYC gene itself (10).
It can be seen from Figure 4 that the resolution of breakpoint diffraction B is highest in seismic data of component X, and the diffraction is recorded by the receivers in the floor.
The proximal breakpoint is contained in a 4.1 kb interval within KIAA1586 (chr6: 56911417-56915520), while the distal breakpoint is located in a 150 kb interval (chr6: 56920035-57070165) that contains four genes.
In contrast to it, this paper presents one method which only some SFR (special function register) needed to realize the main debugging functions such as single step operation, breakpoint, etc.