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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.
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Furthermore, an NC value of > 38 cm for men and > 34 cm for women was the best cut-off point to determine subjects with MS.
Deykin Avenue Junior and Infant School in Witton was placed 36th with a cut-off point of 224 metres.
Even with the new cut-off point of 24 hours, it is still madness.
And he has insisted he will stick with his hunt for new recruits right up to tomorrow afternoon's midday cut-off point for loan signings.
According to the WHO classification of acute leukemia, diagnosis is based on an arbitrary cut-off point of 20% blasts, as the percentage of bone marrow total or non-erythroid cells, or as the percentage of peripheral blood cells.
Time to get tough When whip abuse first became a political issue it was suggested that five strokes be the cut-off point.
The ROC curve allows us to explore the relationship between the sensitivity and specificity of a clinical test for a variety of different cut-off points, thus allowing the determination of an optimal cut-off point (O'Connell and Myers 2002).
We now accept that, in fact, the county council invested the money with the Icelandic banks before the credit ratings had been altered and that all the money was invested before the ratings fell below the council's cut-off point.
The original cut-off point of October 1 will now run until November 1 after councils asked for more time to respond, BT said today.
Regrettably, she cannot get into the field for the Spanish Women's Open Amateur Championship at the end of the month as scratch is the cut-off point.
Compared with other similar awards, the under 45 age limit might seem like an optimistically elastic definition of young, but since only built work is eligible for consideration, the mid forties cut-off point acknowledges the length of time it takes to study, qualify and become established as a serious practising architect.
The first cut-off point of the sample is placed at a position 2 m or less inside of end <A> above, and the final cut-off point at a position 2 m or less inside of end <B> above.