cutoff point


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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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Table-3: Cutoff point of Neck Circumference (NC) to define overweight and obese subjects.
A comparison of the sensitivity values for those with MCI indicated that using the absolute cutoff value decreases the sensitivity of the MoCA-B to 44%; however, this value increases to 63% when the relative cutoff point is used.
Faron's annual salary for 2006 was $37,548, but she was allowed serve without a master's degree because she was appointed before the population went over the cutoff point.
The cutoff point for relegation is historically around the late 40s or 50 mark, and we're on 46 now so we should be safe enough.
also found the same cutoff point for mild pain but different cutoff points for moderate pain when comparing patients with low back pain versus those with osteoarthritis [23].
The author gives a perfectly justifiable explanation for this cutoff point but also admits that his history ends "in mid-stream," leaving a considerable portion of the Roman era unaccounted for.
There's no defined cutoff point, but most adults of a certain age hear dead silence when the tone is played.
When scores on the MBE started to rise in the 1990s," Litowitz writes, "bar examiners were not delighted: instead they raised the passing cutoff point to ensure that an even greater number of students would fail.
CORRECTION: The president repeatedly drew lines in the sand over the cost, promising a veto if that limit was passed, then retreated when the supposed cutoff point was left behind.
From this plot, a cutoff point in velocity can be established at the point where the minimum nodularity accepted by the customer intersects with the right side of the range of velocity (Fig.