Ankle biter

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Ankle biter

Stock issued with a market capitalization of less than $500 million.

Ankle Biter

Informal for small-cap. Describing a publicly-traded company with a low amount of market capitalization. In general, a small-cap company has a market capitalization of less than $1 billion or $2 billion, but there is no specific definition. Some brokerages or exchanges have slightly different definitions of small-cap. Some indexes track ankle biter companies, as do some exchange traded funds.
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On dismounting, the ankle biters were able to head to the nearby pick 'n' mix stand, stocked up, no doubt, following an assault on the Woolworths half-price sale.
Unfortunately, being in Hickory Dickory meant you were also surrounded by thousands of other screaming ankle biters. Now you've got a thumpin' headache!
Females can wear footless leggings under skirts, but skinny jeans - also known as drainpipes, pencils and ankle biters - are A-OK for indie, punk and emo scenesters.
So you might well be hauling a precious cargo of three ankle biters but you will still be able to give wee Andy from the check-out at Morrisons a run for his money when he starts revving his engine at the lights.
Mini ankle biters 4 to 6 year olds pounds 20 per week or pounds 6 per day.
The great attraction of the clock for us ankle biters was that at seemingly random occasions, the toucan would make off with the zoo keepers cap and that alone kept us watching for hours.
These are games for the ankle biters and young at heart to enjoy.
Security experts dismiss such hackers as "ankle biters" and roll their eyes at prognostications of doom.
These hearings were the first to describe the vulnerability of the most powerful nation in the world, not only to nation-states and terrorists, but even to "ankle biters."(2) Our dependence on the very technology that created the recent boom in our economy now constitutes our nation's Achilles heel.