Assay

(redirected from FFN)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Assay

Metal purity test to confirm that the metal meets the standards for trading on a commodities exchange (commodities exchange center).
Copyright © 2012, Campbell R. Harvey. All Rights Reserved.

Assay

To test precious metals for their purity. This is important to commodities and futures involving precious metals, in which the quality of the underlying metals must be specified in the contract.
Farlex Financial Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All Rights Reserved

assay

A test to determine the purity of gold, silver, or other precious metals. Metals used for delivery of futures contracts must be assayed to verify that they meet standards established by the exchange on which the contracts trade.
Wall Street Words: An A to Z Guide to Investment Terms for Today's Investor by David L. Scott. Copyright © 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
It is worth noting that the feedwater flowrate controller is responsible for the stability and transient performance of not only the NSSS modules but also the secondary-loop FFN of the HTR-PM plant.
While the FFN's performance was better than that of the RBFN, both networks demonstrated acceptable performance when faced with the task of predicting ligament stiffness for a computational foot/ankle model.
The multivariate analysis of the combination of the fFN test and the concentration of IL-6 in the CVF showed that patients with a positive fFN test and a concentration of IL-6 in the CVF above 1305pg/mL had a likelihood of 86.7% to deliver prematurely.
The cities of Denver and San Antonio translate materials to support FFN caregivers into Spanish, including Play and Learn group resources, family resource guides and training materials.
fFN was measured with the Rapid fFN TLi[TM] Analyzer (Adeza Biomedical), a qualitative membrane immunoassay that uses a monoclonal anti-fFN antibody coupled to a blue microsphere and an immobilized polyclonal goat antifibronectin antibody.
The other analytes did not outperform fFN when assessed individually.
This was a retrospective cohort study of samples for physician-ordered cervicovaginal fFN tests received by the Barnes-Jewish Hospital laboratory between February 2001 and December 2002.
A normal cervical-vaginal level of fetal fibronectin (fFN) has a negative predictive value of 98%.
Freedom Financial Network (FFN) has announced Arizona Capital Times has presented it with the Leaders of the Year Award for innovative business, the company said.
(FFN), announced the offering of $100 million in performing and non-performing commercial real estate and C&I loans.
FriendFinder Networks Inc (FFN) (NasdaqGM:FFN), an Internet-based social networking and technology company, said today that it has entered into a settlement agreement with Broadstream Capital Partners Inc.