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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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The process was developed for manufacturing high-performance yacht sails (made from DuPonts Mylar) and is infinitely reconfigurable within the elastic limits of the 'membrane'.
7 E-3 Table 3 -- Mechanical Parameters versus Amount of Plasticizer in the Formulations of Epoxy Primers Obtained from Stress-Strain Curves in Traction Tests Elastic Elastic Limit Modulus (E) Stress % Plasticizer (MPa) (MPa) 0 18.
This is true until the spring passes a certain point called the elastic limit.
For the uncured sealant, resistance to cracking is related to elastic limit and yield point.
Ductility refers to the ability of the structure to perform or deform beyond its elastic limit without failure.
If a ligament is stretched within its elastic limit it will return to its original length.
Additionally, a large proportion of the impacts and total energy is wasted in blows do not exceed the elastic limit of an ore fragment and so do not result in any breakage.
Mike's mother Hetty Clark was the older sister of Kate's grandfather, Ron Goldsmith, which gives you an idea of the elastic limit to which the programme stretches the term "extended family".
Also, in view of facilitating the analysis of the graphs, we have displayed in Table 2 the relevant values of several important data: (i) the Young's Modulus, E, (ii) the elastic limit, [[sigma].
Normally the stress should be kept under the elastic limit but in case the deflection criteria limit is respected the stress limit remain under the elastic limit and the stress concentration only should be checked to avoid the cracks under cycling loading, (Litak et al.
Plasticity is concerned with the mechanics of materials deformed beyond their elastic limit.