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Switching

Liquidating a position and simultaneously reinstating a position in another futures contract of the same type.

Switching

1. The act of closing a position and opening another with better prospects. This term often applies to securities and mutual funds. See also: Load.

2. In futures, the act of liquidating a contract and using the proceeds to buy another on the same type with a longer maturity. This is often done to avoid receiving delivery of the underlying.
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While the column dimension and the feed flow rate were fixed as above, the switching time of the five-zone SMB was calculated for a given [beta] value as follows:
The resulting switching time was then used to determine the five zone linear velocities from Equations (7) and (8).
In case of the adsorption wave of C, it also migrates faster in zones II and III while shifted upstream from the feed port by port switching.
The reason is that the column containing component C needs one more switching period to be shifted toward zone II, thereby increasing the possibility of contaminating the product B stream with component C.
Such a modified single SMB unit has been hitherto represented by a five-zone SMB with three product ports or a two-zone SMB with two different operation steps in each switching period.
This is particularly evident in his reconstruction of the reasons for Palamon's "confuse" switching in his address to Venus (cf.
These are cases of a switching between an individual Y-form and a universal T-form, or also T-forms reminiscent of universal T in the sermon-like tone of the passages.
In switching, no basic form is recognizable according to the micro- and macropragmatic analysis; the changes are irregular and insertion may be combined with conversion.