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Bungee

A slang term for an oversold security. The term derives from the fact that an oversold security has declined significantly in price but generally hits a bottom and begins to rise.
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The number one problem people have when purchasing a bungee cord is buying the wrong length," said Lewis.
A BACKPACKER survived after plunging into crocodile-infested waters when her bungee cord snapped.
There are a lot of older people near where I live, so I'll give them some of this," the 61-year-old man said, strapping two boxes onto his red bicycle with a bungee cord.
Our nausea reaches a crescendo in the Poo Cocktail Supreme, involving a blue portable toilet attached to a bungee cord.
Senate President Peter Courtney compared the state's situation to that of a daredevil at the end of a bungee cord tied to a bridge railing: He hopes the cord stretches to its full length and begins to snap back before he hits the canyon floor.
Then Jamie suggested using a bungee cord, so he controls the slack and I essentially use it to fly.
Obtained some bungee cord and placed it across the top of the cover and attaching it to either side of the 4 x 4post.
The files say the astronaut's crewmates should bind his wrists and ankles with duct tape, tie him down with a bungee cord and inject him with tranquillisers, talking nicely to him all the time.
In the new pack, a bungee cord suspends the load from an external frame.
In West Virginia, the Charleston Gazette found that seven of the 14 elevators in three state office buildings were not working, and riding in the others was "scary" and "herky-jerky, like bouncing on a bungee cord.
Kids will also get a kick out of climbing through the bungee cord spider web after a visit to the Cockroach Kitchen.
Right: A bungee bag from Vipac features high-gauge metallic PVC with bungee cord rope handles.