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1. In technical analysis, a situation in which the supply and demand for a security are largely the same. A line means that the security is unlikely to see any rapid fluctuation in price. It is called a line because, when plotted on a graph, it looks like a roughly horizontal line. Technical analysts look for signals that a line is ready to break one way or another before recommending that investors take a position on a security.

2. Informal; workers in a large, industrial company. They are called the line because, historically, they assembled the parts of a product while literally standing next to each other in a long line, also called an assembly line.


In technical analysis, a horizontal pattern on a price chart indicating a period during which supply and demand for a security are relatively equal. Technical analysts generally look for the price to break away from the line, at which time they are likely to take a position in the direction of the movement. See also making a line.
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In relation to parameters used as indicative for the ideal maize seed harvest moment, the best characteristic was the milk line stage 4 (75% endosperm solidification) to all genotypes evaluated, because this parameter avoid seeds exposure to adverse environmental conditions, whereas the harvest point indicated by black layer occurs late and can negatively affects physiological and sanitary quality of seeds.
A natural evolution of the original Canus All Natural Fresh Goat's Milk Line, now U.
Canus Vermont LLC followed the success of its original line of goat's milk products with the launch of the Li'l Goat's Milk line, which is tailored to the needs of babies and small children.
Organic-oriented bath and body items--typified by the Canus Goat's Milk line, Burt's Bees products and selected Aveeno (Johnson & Johnson) and Kiss My Face lines--have also made a major impact on the category.
Another option for him would be to contract with dairies to raise their purebred replacement stock from newborn to first calf, retaining the calf for raising while the cow goes to the milk line.
DISCUSSION: Aberrant breast tissue is usually present along the milk line above or below the normal breast location.
Even for small children, Canus Vermont LLC emphasizes the natural benefits of its goat's milk ingredients in the Li'l Goat's Milk line of bath and skin care products.
Andree Falardeau, president of Canus Vermont LLC, maker of the Canus Goat's Milk line, is urging retailers to stock her company's products along with other "family" items in a common grouping.
based Canus Vermont, whose products include the Li'l Goat's Milk line of children's products.
Similarly, Canus Vermont LLC emphasizes the natural benefits of its goat's milk ingredients in its Lil Goat's Milk line of bath and skin care products.