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Point

The smallest unit of price change quoted, or one one-hundredth of a percent. Related: Minimum price fluctuation and tick.

Point

A way of conceptualizing price changes in the trading of securities. For stocks, a point corresponds to $1, while for bonds it indicates a 1% change relative to the face value. For example, if one states that GE rose two points on Thursday, this means that it rose $2. See also: Tick.

point

A change in the value of a security or a security index or average. For common and preferred stocks a point represents a change of $1. For bonds a point represents a 1% change in face value. For example, a one-point decline in a $1,000 principal amount bond translates to a $10 decline in price. For stock averages and indexes a point represents a unit of movement and is best interpreted as a percent of the beginning value. For example, a 100-point decline in the Dow Jones Industrial Average that started the day at 10,000 represents a 1% fall in the average.
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Braking systems generate substantial heat, so the fluid must have a high boiling point to remain effective.
Yet Boiling Point does not consider the financial, ideological, and personal interests that favor alarmism, such as the desire by scientists for more research funding; by activists for more donations, media attention, and political relevance; by journalists for better play and bigger book advances.
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The units range in liquid capacity from 8 litres to 425 litres, with the larger machines offering a self-cleaning facility and a multi-scale timer to accommodate both high and low boiling point solvents.
Methylethylketone is also soluble in excess water, somewhat less in salt water, but it has a low boiling point 80 Celsius, and density about 081.
Sand cooling is achieved by reducing the boiling point of water to the desired sand temperature.
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1712) developed the pressure cooker, a vessel with a tightly fitted lid in which water was boiled and the accumulated steam created a pressure that raised water's boiling point.
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With a boiling point of 351[deg]C (664[deg]F), it has negligible contribution to a coating's VOC content.