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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10) Tier 2 benefits would be phased out above the second cutoff point at some fixed phase-out rate (perhaps 5 per cent).
5 cutoff point is found in a majority of existing studies, it is not always appropriate as it assumes that the costs of misclassifying a good loan is the same as that of misclassifying a bad loan.
With expert opinion as the standard, negative and positive predictive values (NPV and PPV, respectively) were calculated for period 1 using a cutoff point of LLR [greater than or equal to] 5.
Buffett did call for a cutoff point that is double the $250,000 limit proposed by Obama.
When there are firms operating formally and the profit functions satisfy the following condition, there is a unique cutoff point in firm size:
The next day I was driving up the motorway to come and sign for the Falcons, but I didn't actually realise it was the transfer deadline day until the phone calls from my agent and the respective team managers started getting more and more frantic as the cutoff point became closer.
There is no absolute cutoff point at which FFR becomes abnormal; rather, there is a smooth transition, with a large grey zone of insecurity.
Henlow have extended the cutoff point for Thursday's open races until noon today after failing to attract the requisite entries.
UNISON regional officer Ray Salmon said: "The company has changed the cutoff point to get the wages in and instead of five weeks' salary, they have four weeks.
And after Gosling exposed a loophole in his contract, a Premier League hearing ruled that he was available on a free transfer after the Toffees failed to offer him a fresh deal before an imposed mid-May cutoff point.