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DOT

Designated Order Turnaround

A computerized order-entry system on the New York Stock Exchange that bypasses brokers and automatically executes orders at the best available price through a specialist on the trading floor. It is used predominantly for small and odd-lot orders. See also: SOES.

DOT

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Vy, I haf never took a case in my life so sheap as dot.
I learned dot trick in Mogoung Tanjong when I was collecting liddle monkeys for some peoples in Berlin.
Purun Bhagat saw an eagle swoop across the gigantic hollow, but the great bird dwindled to a dot ere it was half-way over.
But, quite beautifully, she had too much tact to dot so monstrous an I, and it was precisely an illustration of the way she didn't rattle.
It was several miles off, but I could distinctly see a small dark dot against the dull green and gray.
I've dabbled a little in drawing myself, and I assure you that to put one dot where you want it is a marvel with a pen close to a piece of paper.
I must have felt immediately after that it was a mere leap of unreasonable nerves; for the man was only a dark dot in the distance, and I could only just see that he was standing quite still and gazing, with his head a little on one side.
At the same time something seemed to move on the verge of the dip eastward--a mere dot.
She appears to employ it as a sort of testimonial for mercenary purposes, for I subsequently hear distant sounds of "Unkie says me dood dirl--me dot to have two bikkies [biscuits].
All the balance of the night they kept up their infernal din, but why they did not attack us I could not guess, nor am I sure to this day, unless it is that none of them ever venture upon the patches of scarlet sward which dot the swamp.
We could not say one, two, three, fast enough, but we could dot our notebooks with our pencil points almost rapidly enough to take down a sort of short-hand report of the result.
Added to which is the fact that each one will have a dot of at least eighty thousand roubles.