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Buck

Slang for one million dollars.

Buck

1. Among traders, informal for $1 million.

2. More generally, informal for one dollar or one euro. See also: Breaking the buck.

3. In bond trading, 1/10 of one dollar of a bond price. Because bonds often are quoted in terms of 1,000 points (and not in terms of dollars), a buck is equivalent to one point.
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The maximization of both value and volume of logs is the ultimate objective when optimally bucking a tree stem (CWSC 1986).
The bucking pattern will be different for hardwoods because the maximum log length is 6 m.
If one section is a long log and the other section is a short log, two bucking situations may occur.
A bucking pattern should be used that produces a 2-m secondary processing log and two 6-m logs of grade 1 and grade 2, respectively.
For small-diameter tree stems, the bucking strategy should be based on the utilization of each individual section, such as mine props and pulpwood.