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Book

A banker or trader's positions.

Book

1. An informal term for an accounting record such as an income statement. See also: Cook the books.

2. A general term for a record of any sort.

3. See: Subscribe.

book

1. A specialist's information on limit orders to buy and sell the security in which the specialist makes a market. The orders are left by other exchange members who wish to trade at a price that differs from the current market price. The book provides the specialist with an estimate of the demand for and supply of the stock in which he or she is a market maker. Also called specialist's book.
3. An organization's written accounting record.
4. An underwriting syndicate's record of activity for a new security issue.

book

In accounting, to recognize a transaction by recording an entry. For example, a financial institution books a loan when it lends money to a customer.
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As light and fragrant as "Clemente" is, however, I would have wished it lighter and more aromatic, because I came looking for what I thought I had detected in Clemente's work over the years: a confirmation of the Mediterranean way of doing things, some visible evidence that, in the bookish, prudish, guilt-ridden, cryptogothic murk of late-twentieth-century high culture, an artist might live a cos mopolitan life in the sunshine of lovely places and make an art that speaks confidently to the virtues of that life--to its complexity, mobility, and exteriority.
As Bouwsma sought to portray a bookish and lenient Calvin, who was more a Renaissance man than a Reformer, so does Kamen attempt to depict a humane and broad minded Philip, who was more a Renaissance prince than a Counter-Reformation tyrant.
Frankly, Ben (right) doesn't strike me as very bookish.
Yet I like the idea floated by a bookish mate, Peter Wilby, to give every state school one Oxbridge place each.
If it's a girl, the selection is more unpredictable, ranging from the bookish and serious (Constance) to the downright slutty (Delilah).
Tomas has three girlfriends in three cities: a bookish (in a beauty pageant kind of way) attorney (Roselyn Sanchez), a whiny heiress (Jaci Velasquez) and a Miami waitress (Sofia Vergara) with Charo-like aspirations.
A small point, but it distances him from the well-meaning bookish earnestness displayed by many on the revivalist Delta blues scene, and lets him look like a real rock star, with his long blonde hair and sleeveless Son House tee-shirt.
Moved as he was, it should be noted that the bookish, low-key Bourland is not Catholic.
Today, with a bookish art scene eager to prove it's still crazy after all these years (or perhaps imports from France have gon beyond theory to love of Jerry Lewis?
His eventual title of piloto mayor probably refers more to his bookish learning in geography than to practical experience as a navigator.
Author Bruce Wagner looked au courant in his bookish sports coat.