Notch

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Notch

Slang; in bond trading, a small increase or decrease in a bond rating. For example, if a rating goes from AAA to AA+, it is said to decline by a notch.
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695 was obtained between the sternal notch method and wrist crease measurement (Figure 3).
The fact that a good correlation was found between the wrist crease and the sternal notch method indicates good agreement between the methods.
No significant correlation was found between the sternal notch and the elbow angle methods.
We suggest that the sternal notch method should also apply to measurement of quad canes and walkers because the sternal notch can be used to line up each of those devices similarly in sitting.