Cylinder


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Cylinder

A series of two transactions involving derivatives in which there is no initial cost to the investor. A common example of a cylinder is the sale of one derivative and the use of the proceeds to buy another. It is similar to a positive carry, but does not necessarily involve offsetting positions.
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On the other side of the coin, the ICHTO decision cancels any chance of displaying the Cyrus Cylinder in Tehran.
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He says his design has better weight displacement of the apparatus making it easier to do a piggyback rescue than with the bulky cylinder of a conventional pack.
These parallel bundles of cylinders are stronger than each cylinder alone, says Aizenberg, because if one cylinder fails, its neighbors can take up the slack.
SDK) (TSE: 4004)(OTC: SHWDF) has decided to expand its capacity for producing aluminum cylinders for laser printers by building a new three-million-tubes-per month production line at its Nasu Plant in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.
Before we leave "older" forming techniques, it's worth noting that there is still development work continuing in cylinder forming.
The system continues to monitor cylinder temperature and reactivates if necessary.
No cylinder can weigh more than 100 pounds (or contain more than one and one-half cubic feet of gas), and no vehicle can transport more than 1,000 pounds (10 cylinders) at one time.
Ventane offers quite a deal: A 10-kilogram gas cylinder, two-burner tabletop stove and installation go for around $22--affordable even for the poorest segment of society.
The vehicle is supported by a load cylinder, which itself is supported by another single acting cylinder (the wheel cylinder).
The fairfaced concrete cylinder houses a circular entrance hall which acts as a spatial and organisational pivot in the L-shaped plan.
The big difference: The dino robot muscles are made of hydraulic cylinders-fluid-filled cylinders with pistons that move when the fluid pressure in the cylinder increases (see The Robots: An Inside View).