Upper-limit sentence example
In the cattle classes, aged beasts of huge size and of considerably over a ton in weight used to be common, but in recent years the tendency has been to reduce the upper limit of age, and thus to bring out animals ripe for the butcher in a shorter time than was formerly the case.
Thus the class of rational numbers whose squares are less than 2 has no upper limit among the rational numbers.
Berry-yielding plants are found everywhere, even on the goltsy, at the upper limit of tree vegetation; on the lower grounds they are an article of diet.
We may usually suppose that a large number of the outer rings are incomplete, so that the integrated term at the upper limit may properly be taken to vanish.
The thermochemical properties of the constituents of an explosive will assign an upper limit to the volume, temperature and pressure of the gas produced by the combustion; but much experiment is required in addition.Advertisement
Descending to the lowlands on either side of the plateau, the temperature rises steadily until the upper limit of the tropical region, called tierras calientes, is reached, where the climate is hot, humid and unhealthy, as elsewhere in the forested coastal plains of tropical America.
These do not reach exactly to the same elevation, nor are they often found growing together; but their upper limit corresponds accurately enough to the change from a temperate to a colder climate that is further proved by a change in the wild herbaceous vegetation.
The upper limit of this region coincides with the so-called limit of perpetual snow.
Fortunately its embrittling effect on cast iron is very much less than on steel, so that the upper limit or greatest tolerable proportion of phosphorus, instead of being o.10 or better 0.08% as in the case of rail steel, may be put at 0.50% in case of machinery castings even if they are exposed to moderate shocks; at 1.60% for gas and water mains in spite of the gravity of the disasters which extreme brittleness here might cause; and even higher for castings which are not exposed to shock, and are so thin that the iron of which they are made must needs be very fluid.
The temperature of the shell is much higher than that of a steam boiler, for in order to secure that the working air will take up a fair amount of heat, the upper limit to which its temperature is raised greatly exceeds that of even high-pressure steam.Advertisement
In the motion consequent on any slight disturbance the total energy T+V is constant, and since T is essentially positive it follows that V can never exceed its equilibrium value by more than a slight amount, depending on the energy of the disturbance, This implies, on the present hypothesis, that there is an upper limit to the deviation of each co-ordinate from its equilibrium value; moreover, this limit diminishes indefinitely with the energy of the original disturbance.
The same species can thus endure a great difference of temperature; but the important fact is, that the individuals have become acclimatized to the altitude at which they grow, so that seeds gathered near the upper limit of the range of a species will be more hardy than those gathered near the lower limit.
Land which is neither cultivable nor under forest (marsh land or, in the northern mountainous districts, land above the upper limit of the forests) amounts to 61% in the far north and 36% in the Smaland highlands, but only to 15% in the central plains and in Skane.
To the west the upper limit of forest is somewhat lower, from 11,500 to 12,000 ft.
The upper limit of arborescent vegetation is considered to run at 7000-7500 ft., of shrubs such as rhododendrons at 850o ft., and of pasture-lands up to 9000 ft.Advertisement
Blending with these at their upper limit and continuing above them are clumps of mountain mahogany, which sometimes attains a height of 20 or 30 ft.
In the case of diagnosis of congenital anomaly, there is no upper limit.
The upper limit of the clouds can sometimes also be of a lovely blue color intermingled with streaks of silvery white.
The 97.5th percentile level of consumption is generally taken to be representative of the upper limit of normal dietary behavior.
The associated energy balance imposes an upper limit on the energy of the radiated photons, well below the TeV range.Advertisement
The concrete subclass may enforce an upper limit to this value appropriate to the numeric type being formatted.
When the upper limit is infinity, so that the limits correspond to the inclusion of half the primary wave, C and S are both equal to by a known formula; and on account of the rapid fluctuation of sign the parts of the range beyond very moderate values of v contribute but little to the result.
From tritium decay experiments comes an upper limit of 2.2 eV for the electron neutrino.
Advise your salesperson of your price range before you look at dresses, and make sure she knows you can't go over your upper limit.
Most child care centers that offer a drop-in option set an upper limit of 45-50 hours per child in any given month.Advertisement
The upper limit for both men and women is 2,000 mg per day.
If you plan to supplement with higher doses than the recommended upper limit for vitamin C, talk with your doctor.
The recommended daily allowance for vitamin D is 600 international units, with an upper limit of 4,000 international units per day.
They have also established an upper limit (UL), above which toxicity may result.
For example, if the upper limit on cost is just $500, a flawless full carat ring with a platinum band is out of the question.Advertisement
This is the upper limit of calories you can eat per day and not lose weight.
Simply put, the upper limit gives you a warning when you're pushing yourself too hard, and the lower limit serves as a kick in the pants to prevent unintentional slacking.
This number is the upper limit of what your body can handle during vigorous physical activity, increasing the risk of strain or injury, and exceeding the target zone provides little additional benefit.
It's also important to understand the structure of insurance policy caps, which is the upper limit an insurance company will pay for a condition, disease or accident.