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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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The following four measurements of the CSA of the IJV and the SCV were made with the probe held in the same position: 1) baseline in the supine position (control), 2) Trendelenburg position 15[degrees], 3) reverse Trendelenburg position 15[degrees] and 4) passive leg elevation 50[degrees].
Fonar officials introduced the first-ever magnetic resonance angiography and cines of the beating heart in the standing, sitting, obliquely oriented, and reverse Trendelenburg positions at the recent annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.
They can also be configured into Trendelenburg and Reverse Trendelenburg positions. In the operating room the SurgiStretcher is especially helpful to ENT, ophthalmologic, and plastic surgeons.

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