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lim·it

(lim'it),
A boundary or end.
[L. limes, boundary]

limit

A ceiling, boundary, endpoint, maximum. See Abbe limit, Age limit, Catastrophic limit, Ceiling limit, Class limit, Confidence limit, Control limit, Flammable limits in air, Hayflick limit, Kerley limit, Lowest explosive limit, Nyquist limit, Permissible exposure limit, Product limit, Short-term exposure limit, Speed limit, Time limit on certain defenses, Upper explosive limit, Upper flammable limit.

lim·it

(lim'it)
A boundary or end.
[L. limes, boundary]

lim·it

(lim'it)
A boundary or end.
[L. limes, boundary]

limit,

n restriction.
limit, elastic (proportional limit),
n the greatest stress to which a material may be subjected and still be capable of returning to its original dimensions when the forces are released.
limit, proportional,
n See limit, elastic.

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Q. What is the limit........ What is the limit for a normal person to jump?

A. Next time you watch a basketball or volleyball game, notice how high the athletes jump to block a shot or spike the ball. Ever wonder if you could jump as high? Stand next to a wall with a short pencil in your hand and hold your arm as high above your head as you can, keeping your feet flat on the floor. Make a mark on the wall to note your standing reach. Then jump as high as you can, keeping your arm high above your head. At the top of your jump, make another mark on the wall. It works best to stand close to, but not touching the wall when you jump. The difference in height between the two marks is a measure of how high you jumped. You may be able to jump higher if you change how much you bend your knees before jumping. If you don't bend your knees much, you don't get much extra push. On the other hand, a deep crouch overstretches the thigh muscles, making them less efficient in pushing you off the ground. Experiment to find the amount of knee bend that gives you the most height. Swi

Q. Is there a limit to how long the suit should be worn? Hi, my wife Lee, 36 always wear sauna suit for very long walk in hot sun. I am concerned because she walks alone and takes diet pills to boost metabolism. Is there a limit to how long the suit should be worn?

A. While doing this, she should be very careful. Sauna suits help to keep the muscles warm and that is what causes the sweat and they do not necessarily promote weight loss. She has to keep herself hydrated! Ask her to drink tons of water because her body is rapidly losing it. In other words, the weight loss is more water which can be gained back very quickly. I would recommend weight training and cardio exercise at least 4 times a week. Also, exercising in the morning has great metabolic effects. Therefore, put an end to diet pills because they are not good for your wife!!

Q. Have alcohol-related crashes decreased in other states when they lowered the limit? I have a doubt even after updating with the local news. Have alcohol-related crashes decreased in other states when they lowered the limit?

A. Wisconsin has seen nearly a two percent decrease in alcohol-related crashes and almost a fourteen percent decrease in alcohol-related fatalities a year after implementing a .08 law. Since South Dakota put .08 in effect in 2002, alcohol-related crashes have decreased by 2.1 percent from the average of the previous three years.

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