Cutoff

(Lighting) Luminaire light distribution is classified as cutoff when the candlepower per 1000 lamp lumens does not numerically exceed 25 (2.5%) at an angle of 90 degrees above nadir (horizontal), and 100 (10%) at a vertical angle of 80 degrees above nadir. This app
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cutoff

noun a designated limit beyond which something cannot function or must be terminated
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Cutoff

[physics] In theoretical physics, cutoff is an arbitrary maximal or minimal value of energy, momentum, or length, used in order that objects with larger or smaller values than these physical quantities are ignored in some calculation. It is usually represented within a particular energy or length scale, such as Planck units. When used in th...
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Cutoff

[steam engine] In a steam engine, cutoff is the point in the piston stroke at which the inlet valve is closed. On a steam locomotive, the cutoff is controlled by the reversing gear. The point at which the inlet valve closes and stops the entry of steam into the cylinder from the boiler plays a crucial role in the control of a steam engine. ...
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Cutoff

A detail designed to prevent lateral water movement into the insulation where the membrane terminates at the end of a day's work, or used to isolate sections of the roofing system. It is usually removed before the continuation of the work.
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cutoff

Designating a point of termination. An auditor uses tests of cutoff to obtain evidence that transactions for each year are included in the financial statements of the appropriate year.
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Cutoff

Request for, or directive to, intercept using cutoff geometry.
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Cutoff

The circumference of the impression cylinder of a web press, therefore also the length of the sheet the press will cut from the roll of paper.
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cutoff

The termination of burning in a jet or rocket engine brought about by an intentional command; also known as shutdown. It is distinct from burnout, which signifies the end of burning because of the exhaustion of fuel.
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cutoff

[n] - a designated limit beyond which something cannot function or must be terminated 2. [n] - a device that terminates the flow in a pipe
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