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Bracket

A term signifying the extent of an underwriter's commitment in a new issue, e.g., major bracket or minor bracket.

Bracket

A group of underwriters responsible for placing a certain amount of a new issue with investors. Brackets are arranged in a hierarchy, which indicates how much of an issue each bracket is placing with respect to the others. The brackets are called, from largest to smallest: bulge bracket, major bracket, minor bracket, underwriter, selling group. The second largest bracket is sometimes called the mezzanine bracket. Brackets are listed in order of size on an advertisement detailing each new issue, known as the tombstone.
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Join the joists to the beams using three angle brackets per joist to stop any movement and avoid the timber splitting.
Position steel angle brackets on top of the uppermost unit close to its outer edges.
Once all the runners have been screwed on to the ladder, cut the top to fit the bed frame and attach securely with angle brackets.
Using right angle brackets, fix the four sides together.
Some push/pull clamps are available with threaded bodies for mounting through panels, plates, or angle brackets to position the handle at many operating angles.
Conference Chair Ken North explains it this way, "Certainly you can expect an XML conference to explain angle brackets, DTDs, and style sheets, but XML DevCon 2001 offers a much richer educational experience.
The method was straightforward - drill surface holes to accommodate the pipes and taps and then exit them through the rear before securing the top two drawers shut with 'L' shaped angle brackets leaving the bottom two drawers for toiletries.