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The remaining reserves after a project financing has been repaid. Sometimes refers to the residual value.
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1. In a bond auction, the difference between the lowest bid and the average bid in the auction.

2. In a quote, the cents rather than the whole dollar amount. For example, in the quote $32.59, tail is 59 cents. This term is most common in new issues of a security.

3. See: Residual Value.
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1. In a bid for a new security issue, the portion of the bid price that follows the decimal. For example, a bid of $92.125 has a tail of .125.
2. The difference between the average bid and the lowest bid at an auction for Treasury securities.
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"The tail keeps balance like a pendulum," said Junichi Nabeshima, a graduate student and researcher at the university's Embodied Media Project.
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According to scientific literature, there are physiological and behavioral evidence suggesting that tail docking methods are acutely painful to sheep (NATIONAL FARM ANIMAL CARE COUNCIL, 2013; SUTHERLAND & TUCKER, 2011; COCKRAM et al., 2012).
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The experts have named the newly discovered species Chimerarachne yingi, with the genus name coming from the fire-breathing chimera in Greek mythology that had the head of a lion, the body of a goat and the tail of a serpent.
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The 'rat-tail' syndrome (RTS) is a bovine congenital, inherited hypotrichosis characterized by misshaped, curly sparse hair and by missing hairs at the tail switch, which gave the defect its descriptive name (Schalles and Cundiff, 1999).
GUELPH, Ont., Canada, November 2, 2017 -- Researchers here have discovered the type of stem cell that facilitates the gecko's ability to re-grow its tail, a finding that may have implications for spinal cord treatment in humans.
MY cat is having to have some of his tail cut off because of an accident.
With A, CO 5 sts, leaving a long tail for finishing.