Weight Break

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Weight Break

The weight of cargo to be transported that is sufficient for the owner to become eligible for some sort of bulk rate. The weight break is the quantity necessary for a per unit reduction in price for the cargo's transportation. It is also called the weight threshold.
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These ethnic groups have a greater chance of developing prediabetes and diabetes, and therefore problems occur at a lower weight threshold.
So, we also experiment with a minimum feature weight threshold and call this parameter the 'minimum feature weight threshold' (mfwt).
Other comments show that the Surface Pro's speakers are improved over the Surface RT's, a fix for unstable Wi-Fi is imminent, and that the team's main compromise for the system was in choosing an internal battery that fit in under the device's 2-pound weight threshold.
The FDA lowered the weight threshold from a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 35 to 30 for those with an obesity-related health condition like high blood pressure, but kept the threshold for obese but otherwise healthy people at a BMI of 40.
Manufacturers say the proposed weight threshold to apply the regs -- starting with 12,500-pound jets -- is too low, and that prohibiting some 80 items from private aircraft would in some cases undermine the very reasons for buying a private plane.
The LASP would require currently unregulated general aviation operations over a specific weight threshold to adopt security measures, which would align these operations with operations currently regulated for security purposes.
Eligibility requirements include being a nonsmoker, not using hormone therapy for the past six months, getting less than an hour of moderate activity per week, and being above a certain weight threshold, depending upon height.
FRANKIE DETTORI: Believes that lowest weight threshold for Flat riders should be increased
005 level in the remaining 4 models, corresponding to the use of market-level means with the lowest weight threshold for the gramounce distinction.
The C-130 weight threshold was not intended to be taken literally, but rather was meant to serve as a "design template" that would discipline engineers and force them to "think light," Harvey said.
5 m diameter jumbo rolls into position and provides sensitive pneumatic control to keep the reel supported until the critical weight threshold has been passed.
The Racing Post revealed yesterday that the Jockey Club is preparing to introduce a higher minimum weight threshold - currently 7st 10lb - in 2001.