fall by

fall by (some amount)

To decrease by a specific amount. Often used of stocks. The stocks market only fell by a few points today.
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fall by (some amount)

[for an asset] to drop in value by a certain amount. The gas stocks fell by nearly 1.0 percent today. If the stock market falls by four hundred points, I'm going to jump off a cliff.
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References in classic literature ?
And thus, by changing the situation of the stone, as often as there is occasion, the island is made to rise and fall by turns in an oblique direction, and by those alternate risings and fallings (the obliquity being not considerable) is conveyed from one part of the dominions to the other.
Because many patients who fell were not determined to be at risk for fall by the screening tool, the screening tool clearly was not detecting all involved risk factors.
(1) Calculate all the values in model matricesmatrices [[lambda].sub.i] = ([A.sub.i], [B.sub.i], [[pi].sub.i]) * of all single parameters for i activities of four types of ADL and three types of fall by the Baum-Welch learning algorithm [29] (2) Calculate all the likelihoods of all single parameters for observation sequences using the evaluation algorithm [29] (3) Find a maximum probability among four types of ADL and three types of fall (4) If the activity with the maximum probability is among three types of fall then fall detection (5) Else no fall (ADL) detection * [A.sub.i], [B.sub.i], and [[pi].sub.i] denote the state transition probability distribution, observation emission probability distribution, and initial state distribution for i activities, respectively.
Cottonwood Fall by Gary Slaughter is an especially engaging biographical novel recalling a vivid depiction of America during the difficult year of 1944.
Stretch your summer favorites into fall by layering a tee over a thin hoodie, and pair your mini with snuggly shearling boots.
OE tire sales are expected to fall by 2% for light vehicles and by over 10% for M/H CV during 2001, before demand begins to recover in 2002.