# Point

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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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Having calculated the dew point, the condensation starting temperature is known.
* Energy management system: Delivered air quality dew point monitoring allows energy saving extension of drying cycle as appropriate.
Based on the characteristics of high-glide zeotropic blends, we see that the evaporator pressure referred to is in fact vapor pressure or dew point. Considering the three pressures acting on a TEV, [P.sub.1] (bulb pressure) and [P.sub.2] (vapor pressure) are acting on opposite sides of the same diaphragm.
The dew point is the temperature ([degrees]F) to which air must be cooled to produce dew (assuming a constant barometric pressure).
"We put dew point sensors throughout the building so that if the chilled water provided to the beam was a lower temperature than the space dew point, it would eliminate flow to the chilled beams," Talbot says.
To respond to these new requirements, Yamatake has developed the FDW20 low dew point version of the FINEDEW chilled mirror hygrometer, which offers an expanded measurement range.
The dew point temperature at 10.9 bar (158.93 psi) is 185 [degrees]C, 19 [degrees]C below the nominal exit temperature of the effluent.
The PF boiler test data obtained previously showed that the dew point of oil shale flue gas fluctuates between 75 and 80[degrees]C and does not depend on boiler thermal load or boiler design [3].
The explanation for sweating or condensation on the glass relates to the dew point temperature of the air around the glass.
As the temperature cools into the early morning hours it may catch up with the dew point, resulting in saturated air.
Other features of the humidity alert meter include a remote probe that allows for measurement behind walls and difficult to access locations, air temperature and dew point temperature indicate where condensation may occur and the ability to monitor conditions in labs, storage areas and other controlled environment settings.
For instance, operators must know about something called the dew point, the temperature at which water condenses in their facilities.

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