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  • n. Plural form of breakpoint.

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Examples

  • 'breakpoints' -- concentration of antibiotic that indicates resistance.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • Many funds have "breakpoints" in their fees; when assets rise above a certain level, providing economies of scale to the manager, expenses drop.

    Can the Supreme Court Undress High Fund Fees?

  • Fee information would be near the top of the document, and it would include information on any "breakpoints," or sales-charge discounts available to people investing a substantial sum.

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  • Most funds have "breakpoints," where management fees are reduced automatically as assets cross certain levels.

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  • In short, these companies have carefully measured the "breakpoints" to find their customers 'true sensitivity to service level changes.

    BNET Articles

  • During the downturn, fund assets were shrinking past "breakpoints," the price breaks a management firm gives investors as a fund grows past certain size markers.

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  • Translocations and inversions cause problems if the breakpoints interrupt important genetic functions, or if pieces of the chromosome break off and become lost.

    Beckwith-Weidemann Syndrome

  • You can get information on breakpoints at www. finra.org; look under "tools and calculators."

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  • In our physiology lab at Boulder Center for Sports Medicine, we use both methods but most importantly look at the associated power (watts), heart rate, and perceived effort at not only the breakpoints (or thresholds) but also across the continuum of effort from easy to threshold and to maximum effort.

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  • The Amethyst Cylon debugger supports simple and conditional breakpoints and "break on hit count," SapphireSteel said.

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