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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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But as we enter 2018, it's become clear to us that it's time to determine a cutoff point between Millennials and the next generation.
Implant-specific versus fixed regulatory authority cutoff points for blood metal ion levels were tested for their ability to correlate with clinically diagnosed ARMD, rates of which were 12 percent after single-hip BHR replacement, 18 percent after double-hip BHR replacement, and 7 percent after single-hip Corail-Pinnacle replacement.
Receiver Operating Characteristic (ROC) curves were drawn to analyze the cutoff points of HE4 and CA125 levels for the diagnosis of endometrial cancer.
We used the Lawton Scale-based ROC curve to define the cutoff points.
The authors found that the optimal HbA1C cutoff points were 40 mmol/ mol (5.
When evaluating a diagnostic test or procedure, different cutoff points produce different sensitivity and specificity rates.
This equilibrium differs in the fact that the two major cutoff points are independently determined.
The purpose of this study was twofold, (i) to examine the comparability of the BMI and Gallagher's classification in diagnosing obesity, and (ii) to determine the suitable BMI cutoff points for detecting obesity in a large sample of Iranians, using the BIA method.
Our sensitivity is very close to those of the studies by Jeong and Nowak when they dropped their cutoff points to 235.
Therefore in practice, ROC chart(s) and the area(s) under the curve(s) are useful analytics tools, because they capture the global performance of the methods and datasets at all operating points within the range [0,1] as well as the performance of the methods and datasets at specific cutoff points.