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Limit

Limit

1. The maximum amount of price change a futures contract is allowed to undergo on a given trading day. Limits are mandated by the exchanges on which futures contracts trade, and exist in order to reduce volatility in the market. It is also called a trading limit.

2. The maximum number of transactions in commodities that an individual may make on an exchange on a given trading day. Limits are mandated either by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission or by the exchanges on which commodity contracts trade. It is also called a trading limit.

3. See: Limit order.
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Acceptance limits currently used for measurements of lead in blood with typical between-laboratory SDs and CVs, observed in the European EQAS.
Acceptance limits can also be defined, allowing release criteria to be used for the product prior to its being transplanted into a patient, thereby providing greater safety.
Some vacated positions will be subject to acceptance limits or otherwise refilled as necessary to maintain operations.

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