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cut·off

also cut-off  (kŭt′ôf′, -ŏf′)
n.
1. A designated limit or point of termination.
2. A shortcut or bypass.
3. A new channel cut by a river across the neck of an oxbow.
4. The act or an instance of cutting off: a cutoff of funds; an electricity cutoff.
5. Baseball The interception by an infielder of a throw to home plate from the outfield.
6. A device that cuts off a flow of fluid.
7. Music A conductor's signal indicating a stop or break in playing or singing.
8. cutoffs Pants, such as blue jeans, made into shorts by cutting off part of the legs.
adj.
1. Designating a limit or point of termination: a cutoff date for applications.
2. Baseball Serving to intercept or relay a throw to home plate from the outfield: the cutoff man.

cutoffs

(ˈkʌtɒfs) or

cut-offs

pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) trousers that have been shortened to calf length or to make shorts
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The list also saw considerable dip in the cutoffs at some colleges, including a decrease of 10 per cent in the cutoff for BA (Programme) course.
The cutoffs are down by around one to two percent at Hansraj College in many of the subjects.
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): With the cutoff at Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) being an unbelievable 100 percent, Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said the government is on the students side, and added that it is unfortunate that some colleges have record cutoffs this year.
This is a clear five to ten percent increase in cutoffs, as compared to the fist list in 2010.
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.
In addition, the preliminary analysis of the trial results indicate that resetting clinical cutoffs for NRTIs could improve the benefits of phenotypic testing.
Sc after FYUP was scrapped, saw high cutoffs at 98 and 99.
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As per the third cutoff list released by the university on Wednesday night, 28 out of 56 colleges offering Commerce have kept the admissions open though there is not a significant dip in the cutoffs.
The Morningstar cutoffs will now respond more readily to market moves.
Both the fouryear undergraduate courses and the rush of applicants is unprecedented, which perhaps explains an alarming increase in the first cutoffs of both popular and traditional courses declared on Wednesday night.
THERE are no ' 100 per cent' cutoffs in Delhi University ( DU)' s first list this year, much to the relief of students.