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Position

A market commitment; the number of contracts bought or sold for which no offsetting transaction has been entered into. The buyer of a commodity is said to have a long position, and the seller of a commodity is said to have a short position. Related: Open contracts.

Position

The state of owning or owing a security or other asset. One has a long position when one owns something, while one has a short position when something is sold, especially sold short. See also: Close a position.

position

The ownership status of a person's or an institution's investments. For example, a person may own 500 shares of Sun Microsystems, 350 shares of Boeing, and a $10,000 principal amount of 9% bonds due in 2001. See also long position, short position.

position

To buy or sell securities in order to establish a net long or a net short position. Also called take a position.
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Each sensor is located at the same axial position near the extruder exit in the transfer line, but at different angular positions so that each is monitoring a slightly different portion of the extrudate, but this difference is minimized by making measurements under steady-state flow conditions.
0] Film thickness as it exits die at Z = 0 H Film thickness at axial position Z [H.
n], i = Number average molecular weight at axial position i at any streamline.
Figure 1 illustrates the variation of conversion along the radial direction at different axial positions.
14] compared pressure simulation results, using a Newtonian fluid, with McCullough and Hilton's [10] experimental pressure results for one axial position in the kneading block region.
0] characterizes the distance traveled by the liquid front relative to its initial axial position.
The strain of the plate cylinder is measured at two axial positions.
Angle-resolved axial mean flow and turbulence characteristics were successfully performed with high spatial and temporal resolution inside the working chamber of the male rotor of a screw compressor using laser Doppler velocimetry at different radial and axial positions and at operating rotor speeds of 750 and 1000 rpm.
The loading of MSA can be realized at different axial positions, [l.
Generally, 7 measurements were made across the web at each of 3 different axial positions in the machine direction.