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Legend

1. A statement, often on a stock certificate, indicating the restrictions of ownership on the share. Many stocks do not have legends, but those that do usually place them directly on the certificate. Others include the legend on a separate document that is traded along with the stock.

2. On a chart, an explanation of the symbols used. For example, given a candlestick chart, a legend may say that white candles represent trading days with gains and black candles represent trading days with losses.
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The meeting approved to make legend cricketer Wasim Akram, writer Anwar Maqsood and Asif Juma as trustees.
Degh examines the extensive research on legend and sees a major "communication gap between armchair legend scholars, who deal with abstracts and fossils, and those who in their role as fellow travelers pursue the dynamics of narration as it unfolds, conscious of being a participant in the enterprise" (95).
In addition, Legend Yacht & Beach Clubs' Villa del Mar won the gold in the category of "Ultra Luxury-Over $2,500,000 Single Family Detached Home.
NASDAQ:EXTR), a provider of infrastructure networking solutions, is partnering with China's leading IT company, Legend Group to double its presence in this fast growing region.
This paper reports a case study of 13 college students engaging in a role-play activity of a Maui legend in the synchronous web-based virtual reality environment.
The Legend 540 inspectus up to 9,000 parts per minute and delivers 8 times the performance of traditional smart cameras.
In fact, Dokey's Shahrazad is merely wise and loving, while the Shahrazad of legend is a studious, well read intellectual.
Contrary to what might be expected, however, Alain Boureau's interest is strictly historical, for the legend of the female pope did exist and still exists in the realms of belief and discourse, thus constituting a cultural phenomenon of great historical importance.
China's top PC manufacturer Legend Holdings is to emulate rival Stone Group by taking advantage of the new government regulations covering firms located in China's answer to Silicon Valley, Zhongguancun, and transferring stock to employees.
The forty-five-minute piece is an adaptation of a Native American creation legend.
First Allied) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire The Legend Group (Legend).