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Tier

A group of securities according to company size or quality. For example, blue chip stocks may belong in one tier, while startup stocks belong in another. See also: Secondary stock, Credit rating.

tier

A grouping of securities, usually by company size or security quality. See also secondary stock.

tier

A row of townships extending east and west. See public land survey system.

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Aloha Top Tier gasoline contains two to three times the amount of cleaning agents as needed by the U.
That infuriated staff who faced losing their jobs after Top Tier went into liquidation.
And the cylinders of the top tier prevent light from escaping sideways.
Top Tier III will make both primary and secondary investments in venture capital funds sponsored by top quartile performing managers and select emerging managers with the potential to perform in the top quartile.
For 6-inch top tier, repeat the same procedure with 3 (6-inch) cake layers.
We are selling tickets tier by tier and we have not even reached the top tier yet.
The next group will be less-profitable suppliers to the top tier.
Ben Smith, Top Tier CrossFit founder and coach, had this to say about the upcoming grand opening festivities: "We are very excited to join Top Tier CrossFit with the Winston-Salem community.
a leading firm in the field of trademark, copyright, design patent and unfair competition law, was again ranked in the top tier of U.
The exclusive and personalized nature of Top Tier appeals to both active and passive job seekers and anyone the least bit curious about the marketplace," said Bill Fitzgerald, Top Tier co-founder.
In a separate announcement today, Calista Technologies announced its formation and funding from two top tier Silicon Valley venture capitalist firms.
Our research showed us that what separates schools that score in the top tier of the SATs from others, is the number of students who engage in test prep," said John Antonucci, Superintendent of Westwood Schools.