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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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System flow resistance at the design working point of the primary pump is selected to calculate the loop pressure set point as expressed in Equation (2).
Evidence also points to the existence of set points in the nervous system, but it has never been observed that they change, until now," Eaton said.
The peculiarity of the proposed controller of domestic water supply system is that discrete positive and negative shift of set point is introduced in the input of controller.
A big serve gave the fourth seed a set point and he took it when Ferrer finally buckled after another brutal rally, the Scot joining Centre Court in celebrating.
However, the current carried by the jet is not nearly as sensitive to set point pressure changes as it is to voltage changes.
After an hour-and-16-minute rain delay, Nadal in fact showed no ill effects and earned two set points at 5-4, his first break points of match.
If you do allow tenants to control thermostats, reset them to the optimal set point each night so tenants' overrides are only temporary.
Coil and solid state relay types are available in isolated and shared power modes (Internal Set Point Relays).
A 5-minute alarm sounds continuously when the temperature rises above the alarm set point.
Serena faced another set point on her serve but Venus again failed to capitalise.
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.
The device does not allow directional change if the vehicle speed or RPM is above a set point.