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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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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'.
The only way to weaken a magazine spring is to flex it past its normal range (elastic limit).
The low value of final strain, 13.2%, at the highest pressure measured, 1.72 x [10.sup.4] Pa, is well within the elastic limit for latex [26].
Richard tries it on, and in some cases, finds their elastic limit.
strain diagram." From the plotted diagram, several strength values can be interpreted such as yield strength, ultimate strength, modulus of elasticity and elastic limit.
For the uncured sealant, resistance to cracking is related to elastic limit and yield point.
When do we reach the elastic limit? It is very difficult to say, but apparently not yet.
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.
You can tell an artiste has reached the elastic limit of their desperation when they release a song called "Mahindi.