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tolerance limits

specified performance limits for allowable error for a test; the limits selected should depend on both the effect of the error on the clinical significance of a test and on what is technically achievable.

tol·er·ance lim·its

(tol'ĕr-ăns lim'its)
Specified performance limits for allowable error for a test; the limits selected should depend on both the effect of the error on the clinical significance of a test and on what is technically achievable.
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An extension of Wilks' method for setting tolerance limits. The Annals of Mathematical Statistics, 74(1), 45-55.
The result showed that all the three fish species showed significantly variable tolerance limits, in terms of 96-hr LC50, against mixture of five metals.
However, histological and biochemical changes may occur in fish due to persistence of metals in the form of mixtures above the tolerance limits of fish (Bu-Olayan and Thomas, 2004).
Analysis of Variance and Tuckey's Student Newman-Keul tests (Steel et al., 1996) were employed to find-out statistical differences among three fish species regarding their tolerance limits, in terms of 96-hr LC50 and lethal concentrations and metal bioaccumulations in their body organs.
Consolidated information on the bionomics and tolerance limits of the fish to various factors is given in Table 2, which is based on the observations in this study and available information through literature search.
Min/max functions monitor and store data, and warning and tolerance limits can be set to each display value." www.heidenhain.us.
If a particular shaft falls outside my designated tolerance limits, I set it aside and work with the most consistent arrows.
Eighty one percent milk samples contained AFM1 levels exceeding the American and European tolerance limits. The mean value of AFM1 was 17.38ug/L ranged from 0.69 to 100.04 ug/L.
The local management strictly operates within the risk tolerance limits set by the Head Office and is responsible for following and implementing the approved policies and procedures.
Later chapters walk through a method for calculating a cut-off point, accelerated storage testing, consumer tolerance limits to a sensory defect, and optimum concentration of ingredients in food products.