bound level

bound level

[′bau̇nd ‚lev·əl]
(nuclear physics)
An energy level in a nucleus so close to the ground state that it can only decay by gamma emission.
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All heuristic approaches do not differ significantly from each other in terms of measurement accuracy and constraint management at the lower bound level. However, the WPM method appears to perform considerably better in overall constraint management than both WDM and MPI methods.
The wavefunction could accumulate enough phase in the larger R region that it has one more node, i.e., the s-wave potential could have one more bound level than the p-wave potential.
Hence, range bound levels are to be expected in crude oil prices for the coming weeks."
In late September 2012, the Brazilian government announced that it would raise tariffs (up to their bound levels) on one hundred manufactured goods.
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This has raised fears that even a substantial cut in trade-distorting support from bound levels might not lead to very substantial reductions in actual subsidies.