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Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services.

1 The maximum fluctuations (up or down) allowed in a particular market over a stated period (usually one day's trading; see intraday limit). In some volatile circumstances the...

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limit

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 39 words.

A limit is whatever marks an end to something, as in city limits or speed limit. A limitation is

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limit

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 18 words.

sb. XIV. L. līmes, līmit— frontier.

So limit vb. XIV. — (O)F. limiter or L. līmitāre. limitation

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limit

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 146 words.

dammit, Hammett, Mamet • emmet, semmit • helmet, pelmet • remit • limit • kismet •

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limit

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 10 words.

be the limit be intolerably troublesome or irritating. informal

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limit

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 146 words.

dammit, Hammett, Mamet • emmet, semmit • helmet, pelmet • remit • limit • kismet •

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limit

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 35 words.

as a verb, has inflected forms limited, limiting. Limit means ‘to put a limit on’, i.e. ‘restrict’, whereas

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limits

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 57 words.

For an integral, summation, or product, the limits are written in a subscript position (lower limit) and superscript position (upper

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Limits

John Kleinig.

in On Loyalty and Loyalties

June 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Philosophy. 7764 words.

Although sometimes treated as absolute, loyalty generally encompasses certain limits. This chapter explores several factors bearing on those limits: the complementarity of the virtues,...

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Limit

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 93 words.

A Dutch duo known only by their pseudonyms Oattes and Van Shaik, the Limit reached number 17 in the UK

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limit

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services.

1 The maximum fluctuations (up or down) allowed in a particular market over a stated period (usually one day's trading; see intraday limit). In some volatile circumstances the...

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Limits

David M. Armstrong.

in Sketch for a Systematic Metaphysics

July 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 2577 words.

Molnar's four propositions are introduced. They present an important dilemma. C.B. Martin's distinction between limits and absences is then introduced. It is argued that there are objective...

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Limit

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

A Dutch duo known only by their pseudonyms Oattes and Van Shaik, the Limit reached number 17 in the UK charts in January 1985 with ‘Say Yeah’. It was to ...

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Limits

Diane Enns.

in Love in the Dark

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 13361 words.

The author’s experience of love and care for a person both psychologically wounded and physically ill provides the framework for a discussion of limits in intimate relationships—when...

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<i>Limits</i>

Alan Millar.

in Understanding People

July 2004; p ublished online January 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 7551 words.

This chapter argues that while rationalizing explanations are genuine explanations, the explanatory insight they supply is limited. This is a limitation of the power of available...

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inverse limiter

Edited by Andrew J. Butterfield and John Szymanski.

in A Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electronic Engineering. 6 words.

See limiter.

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class limits

John Duignan.

in A Dictionary of Business Research Methods

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 11 words.

The *lower and *upper limits of a *class interval.

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volume limiter

Edited by Andrew J. Butterfield and John Szymanski.

in A Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electronic Engineering. 11 words.

An amplitude *limiter that operates on an audiofrequency signal.

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specification limits

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 30 words.

The limits of acceptable variation in the characteristics of a component or product. Outside those limits the item is not

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specification limits

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 30 words.

The limits of acceptable variation in the characteristics of a component or product. Outside those limits the item is not

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cash limits

John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 168 words.

Limits set on overall expenditure in cash terms. In particular, the use of cash limits in the public sector aims

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