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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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Although the MTA's foray into poetry is not expected to hit buses in the Valley until today, some bookmarks have made it onto downtown buses already.
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Today the form bookmark predominates, though bookmarker is still encountered.
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After everyone has signed the leader's bookmark on the back (end of the year certificates), and had a turn to show his or her bookmark and read his or her written comments, the conversation leader begins with brief prompts, or wonder statements, about the "hot topic" of the group.
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Bemused rather than irreverent, these pieces appear to grapple with the best way to "mark" losses: to record deaths and shape memories of the departed into items of daily use, preferably something kept as close to hand as a much-used bookmark.