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set point

A homeostatic mechanism that maintains a variable (such as body temperature, body weight, blood glucose level, or hormone levels) within specific limits.
Synonym: settling point See: homeostasis
See also: point
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Garcia was rewarded for being more positive in the tiebreak as Williams' serve wavered and the Frenchwoman wrapped up the opener on her second set point when her opponent sent another groundstroke wide and long.
If the water flow rate is lower than the minimum water flow rate set point, the minimum water flow rate set point is used to modulate the pump speed.
We observed a change in the synapse, indicating that the homeostatic mechanism had adjusted to maintain a new set point in the older animal," Mahoney said.
Gonzalez responded with two big serves Nadal could not return, while a third set point had to be replayed to the Spaniard's disgust when a plastic bag drifted across the court.
If you do allow tenants to control thermostats, reset them to the optimal set point each night so tenants' overrides are only temporary.
Venus fought off a break point in the seventh game to take a 5-2 lead but Serena held in the eighth and faced three set points in the ninth game before reeling off five points in a row to pull back to 5-4.
58, quickly raced to set point at 6-4 and although Murray saved one he couldn't hold on and Melzer finished him off with a superb drop shot.
If the temperature sensor for the top zone is placed at the center of that zone, as might be casually done, the temperature near the bottom of the top zone will increase above the set point as illustrated in curve E.
Viral set point is the level of HIV in the blood (viral load) after the immune system's initial response to the virus, generally three or four months after a person is infected.
Valve Viewer A/F will allow setup of all user-definable set points in Continental Controls' ECV 5 and EGC 2 products, and will monitor such key data points as: oxygen sensor set point and feedback, valve position, fuel manifold pressure, and whether the controller is operating in the default pressure control mode or in the [O.
The software also covers factors such as mixer power, time, temperature, profile, discharge set points and downstream routing.