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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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For BAI, the best cutoff point to discriminate MetS in male quilombolas was higher than the 25% defining obesity (56), but lower than the 27.1% discriminating MetS in the rural Chinese population (13).
The ROC curve for GCS of less than 9 demonstrated that the area under the curve (AUC) was 0.8164, and the cutoff point (BIS value) corresponding to the maximum sensitivity (0.91) and specificity (0.63) was 60.2 (Fig 2).
According to the veteran educationist, the BECE basically determines how many students qualify to enter second cycle institutions, but, since there is no cutoff point for students who benefit from the Free Senior High School (SHS) and get admitted into these schools, it would not be out of place for the GES to scrap the BECE.
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Such a score may serve as the cutoff point above which stocks would be considered good candidates for inclusion in a portfolio.
However, these results reinforce the role of eosinophils in severe asthma disease biology and the importance of defining the right blood eosinophil cutoff point for patient selection.
ROC analysis suggested that the optimum SS cutoff point was 0.75 with a sensitivity of 86.7% and specificity of 92.3% for discriminating AIG patients with autonomic nerve dysfunction from patients with normal autonomic nerve function [area under the curve (AUC): 88.3, positive predictive value (PPV): 97.5% and negative predictive value (NPV): 66.6%; 95% confidence interval (CI), 88.4-99.7].
Our previous cross-sectional study proposed an HbA1c cutoff point of 6.3% to diagnose diabetes and 5.9% to diagnose prediabetes in Chinese adults [10].
Based on cutoff point, sensitivity, and specificity results, the preferred anthropometric indicator for predicting hypertension for boys was WC and BMI, followed by WHtR.
Initially the hampers were intended for children doing Standard Seven and below, but because the turn-out was not that much compared to last year, every child including those above the cutoff point ended up benefiting from the benevolent gesture.
In reality, we expect merger events to stop well before that point, but a redshift of 40 or so is the absolute hardest bound or cutoff point," (http://news.brown.edu/articles/2017/11/primordial) Koushiappas said.