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Ring

A place on an exchange assigned for the trading of certain commodities, futures, or options. It is also called a pit or a trading pit.

ring

See pit.
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By developing your staff, having effective personnel management, communicating with your team, instilling safety measures and a dedicated ringmaster, you are sure to have a successful performance and "the Greatest show" on earth.
If the ringmaster thought attendances were poor this year, then wait and see what they will be next year when they won't even fill the Arms Park.
The ringmaster is really a fan himself, but he's a literate fan.
11n deployments, our customers began to notice something based on the deployment diagrams RingMaster created and what we saw suggested an interesting new product opportunity," said Ahmet Tuncay, Trapeze Networks' chief technology officer.
just a floor, and the built-in library of measured attenuation factors ensures that RingMaster understands how RF will flow through the particular environment.
youngest and first African American ringmaster garnered him much national attention, and he was even named one of the 10 Most Fascinating People of 1999 by Barbara Walters.
Acrobats, tightrope walkers, lions, horses, snakes, a ringmaster, the Moor, and, of course, the puppet clown, Petrouchka, fill the stage with the excitement and magic or a three-ring circus.
Dressed as a ringmaster, he stands next to a large gray letter s and holds a red h in his right hand, balances a yellow o on his head, and holds a blue w in his left hand--a portrait of the artist as jester.
The ringmaster of a circus oversees separate rings, each with its own actions and activities, just as an administrator monitors nursing, financing, physical plant and other departments in the organization.
This yeah, the man speaking those words made a little history of his own: 22-year-old Johnathan Lee Iverson became the first African-American and the youngest person ever to step into the role of ringmaster.
Police are to link more than 380 shops in Shirley to their computer-controlled Ringmaster system which will automatically phone the traders with warnings and information about criminals operating in the area.
A special $1 million EPA program, the Integrated Environmental Management Project, is designed to take a ringmaster approach to consider contamination problems in all environmental phases at once.