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Fifth letter of a Nasdaq stock descriptor specifying that issue is exempt from Nasdaq listing requirements for a temporary period.


1. A symbol appearing next to a stock listed on NASDAQ indicating that the stock is temporarily exempt from listing requirement. All NASDAQ listings use a four-letter abbreviation; if a "C" follows the abbreviation, it indicates that the security being traded is currently exempt.

2. In money market mutual funds, a symbol indicating that the fund is exempt from federal income taxes.

3. In dividends, a symbol, which appears mainly in newspapers, that the dividend is liquidating.


1. Used in the dividend column of stock transaction tables of newspapers to indicate that the listed dividend is a liquidating dividend: City Inv 7.50c.
2. Used in money market mutual fund transaction tables in newspapers to indicate funds that are chiefly or wholly exempt from federal income taxes: Fld Tax Exmpt c.
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His secret died with him, though it is now known that the French Government managed to get access to him and offered him a billion francs for his invention wherewith he was able to direct and closely to confine electric discharges.
It will meet the moon four days after its discharge, precisely at midnight on the 4th of December, at the moment of its transit across the zenith.
Allowing a fellow that's found out, to discharge himself, is one thing; discharging him for insolence and presumption, and likewise for designs upon his master's money, is another.
Significant progress has been made since then, with the number of bed days occupied by a delayed discharge patient falling by nearly 10,000 between December last year and July this year.
In an international comparison of turnover trends, the International Labor Organization (ILO) concluded in 1960 that: "During the downturn (or following the onset of the slack season) layoff and discharge rates tend to increase, while employee-initiated separations decline.
Indus River has also been recorded with medium floods having water discharge of 411300 cusecs at Attock and Khairabad area while low floods has been recorded in it at Tarbela having water discharge of 356000 cusecs.
Sarah Danieli, South Tees' head of performance, said the trust defines discharge out of hours as one taking place after 8pm and before 8am the following morning.
Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust said it is not the policy of the Trust to discharge or transfer patients overnight.
On a veteran's discharge paperwork it states clearly, 'discharged for personality disorder,' and not only does it keep veterans from benefits they may have earned, but it is one of the first things that prospective employers see.
4) Since the advent of day procedure surgical units there has been an increasing trend towards the use of similar objective scoring systems to aid decision-making and quantify patient readiness for discharge from PACU.
Key words: discharge activity, partial discharges, large rotating machines, stator winding
Discharge planning is the process by which patients are provided with services that will allow continuity of care so healing or health maintenance can occur outside the acute care hospital.