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Position

A market commitment; the number of contracts bought or sold for which no offsetting transaction has been entered into. The buyer of a commodity is said to have a long position, and the seller of a commodity is said to have a short position. Related: Open contracts.

Position

The state of owning or owing a security or other asset. One has a long position when one owns something, while one has a short position when something is sold, especially sold short. See also: Close a position.

position

The ownership status of a person's or an institution's investments. For example, a person may own 500 shares of Sun Microsystems, 350 shares of Boeing, and a $10,000 principal amount of 9% bonds due in 2001. See also long position, short position.

position

To buy or sell securities in order to establish a net long or a net short position. Also called take a position.
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Caption: FIGURE 7: Maximum horizontal position error for GNSS outages of first trajectory.
The theoretical research showed that the greatest is the dynamic loading for the horizontal position of the carrying structure and turning to right as well as to left.
Flushed with mid-summer heat, they whisper and fidget as pas-de-deux instructor Laszlo Berdo sweeps his pliant partner into a horizontal position across his back.
Her childhood critique of Brancusi's L'Oiseau d'Or--she said the horizontal position of the bird's head would make its singing impossible--led the artist, from that time on, to give his bird sculptures more uplifted heads.
A swimmer's heart rate may be lower because of the body's horizontal position, which helps to distribute blood more uniformly.
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To improve productivity, trays are presented to the induction area in a horizontal position and later tilted for sortation.
This allows users to move rolls from a vertical to a horizontal position and back.
Three minutes should be plenty long enough for Legg's legs to move to the horizontal position.
At this point, you are simulating the position you would be in if you were climbing a mountain or a tree (hence the name) except you are horizontal position instead of vertical.
Otherwise, the i Pad has to be taken off the yoke mount and held in the horizontal position, not easily done.
The length of the components to be treated is unlimited within reason as they are processed in a horizontal position. The depth and width can be determined at the outset of your needs according to size expectation.