**limit** — See price limit, position limit, and variable limit. The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary See trading limit. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary A contract s maximum price advance or decline from the previous day s settlement price permitted in one… … Financial and business terms

**Limit** — Lim it (l[i^]m [i^]t), n. [From L. limes, limitis: cf. F. limite; or from E. limit, v. See {Limit}, v. t.] 1. That which terminates, circumscribes, restrains, or confines; the bound, border, or edge; the utmost extent; as, the limit of a walk, of … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Limit state design** — (LSD) refers to a design methodology used in structural engineering. The methodology is in fact a modernization and rationalization of engineering knowledge which was well established prior to the adoption of LSD. Beyond the concept of a limit… … Wikipedia

**Variable compression ratio** — is the technology to adjust internal combustion engine cylinder compression ratios on the fly. This is done to increase fuel efficiency while under varying loads. Higher loads require lower ratios to be more efficient and vice versa. Variable… … Wikipedia

**Variable-rate encoding** — is one of the possible techniques to limit the effect of rain fade in satellite transmissions.A system using variable rate encoding would change the encoding rate to maintain an acceptable bit error rate on the signal that is received by the… … Wikipedia

**Limit (category theory)** — In category theory, a branch of mathematics, the abstract notion of a limit captures the essential properties of universal constructions such as products and inverse limits. The dual notion of a colimit generalizes constructions such as disjoint… … Wikipedia

**Limit of a function** — x 1 0.841471 0.1 0.998334 0.01 0.999983 Although the function (sin x)/x is not defined at zero, as x becomes closer and closer to zero, (sin x)/x becomes arbitrarily close to 1. It is said that the limit of (sin x)/x as x approache … Wikipedia

**Limit (mathematics)** — This is an overview of the idea of a limit in mathematics. For specific uses of a limit, see limit of a sequence and limit of a function. In mathematics, the concept of a limit is used to describe the value that a function or sequence approaches… … Wikipedia

**Variable-message sign** — Sign over Interstate 94 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, advising of a road blockage during a winter storm … Wikipedia

**limit** — limitable, adj. limitableness, n. /lim it/, n. 1. the final, utmost, or furthest boundary or point as to extent, amount, continuance, procedure, etc.: the limit of his experience; the limit of vision. 2. a boundary or bound, as of a country, area … Universalium