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cutoff

[′kət‚ȯf]
(aerospace engineering)
The shutting off of the propellant flow in a rocket, or the stopping of the combustion of the propellant.
(civil engineering)
A channel constructed to straighten a stream or to bypass large bends, thereby relieving an area normally subjected to flooding or channel erosion.
An impermeable wall, collar, or other structure placed beneath the base or within the abutments of a dam to prevent or reduce losses by seepage along otherwise smooth surfaces or through porous strata.
(electronics)
The minimum value of bias voltage, for a given combination of supply voltages, that just stops output current in an electron tube, transistor, or other active device.
(engineering)
A misfire in a round of shots because of severance of fuse owing to rock shear as adjacent charges explode.
The line on a plastic object formed by the meeting of the two halves of a compression mold. Also known as flash groove; pinch-off.
(geology)
A new, relatively short channel formed when a stream cuts through the neck of an oxbow or horseshoe bend.
(mechanical engineering)
The shutting off of the working fluid to an engine cylinder.
The time required for this process.
(mining engineering)
A quarryman's term for the direction along which the granite must be channeled, because it will not split.
The number of feet a bit may be used in a particular type of rock (as specified by the drill foreman).
Minimum percentage of mineral in an ore that can be mined profitably.
(physics)
Technique used when the contribution to the value of a physical quantity given by integration over a certain variable is absurd (in particular, when the contribution is infinite); involves cutting off the integral at some limit.

cutoff

1. The prescribed elevation at which the top of a drive pile is cut.
2. A structure, such as a wall, intended to eliminate or reduce percolation through porous strata.
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Not just commerce, even science cutoffs have also broken all records.
The study suggests if the goal is to have the maximum sensitivity with a near 10% false-positive rate, the threshold cutoff glucose level for African Americans should be 135 mg/dL; for Hispanics and whites, 140 mg/dL; for Asians, 145 mg/dL.
Four states have August birthday deadlines, five during October - and in the case of Missouri and Indiana, the cutoffs are July 1 and June 1, respectively, Runner said.
The user then "parks" the cutoff machine to one side, moves the swing frame grinder into position using the second powered crane and performs the necessary grinding operations.
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For Commerce, the next highest cutoff has been set by the prestigious Sri Ram College of Commerce ( SRCC) which has set the cutoff at 99.
25 respectively, Hindu College and Han Raj College have declared the same cutoff for the course -- 96.
In addition, the preliminary analysis of the trial results indicate that resetting clinical cutoffs for NRTIs could improve the benefits of phenotypic testing.
On Thursday, the race for seats was evident with students, who qualified the first cutoff, thronging the campus in large numbers.
For example, if an HIV drug demonstrates reduced clinical benefit when the virus becomes five times less susceptible to the drug than normal, then the clinical cutoff for that drug is 5-fold.
Shri Ram College of Commerce, known to take its cutoff to 100 per cent two years ago, stopped short by one per cent this year.
HINDU College, whose first cutoff last year in BCom ( honours) was 99 per cent, raised it this time by 0.