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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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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.
Based on the above modeled bucking procedures, a directed graph of network analysis was adopted for optimal bucking.
The principle of the Dijkstra algorithm for the shortest path problem was adopted to find the longest path in the directed graph of tree-stem bucking (Sessions 1988).
The optimal tree-stem bucking system used in this research was written with Visual Basic (VB) Version 6.
The optimal bucking system consists of the following modules: File, Run, View, and Help.