Wipeout

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Wipeout

A significant loss on an investment. For example, a wipeout occurs if one buys a stock at $100 per share and the price later drops to $4. An investment is unlikely to recover from a wipeout.
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As a youth leader, you can be instrumental in grounding both talented and relatively untalented kids before their ignorance precipitates an accidental social wipe-out.
Some were wipe-outs, but others managed to navigate the brave new marketing waters quite efficiently.
The Anglesey club have completed just three of their nine scheduled matches in the North Wales League Premier Division to date, with one abandonment and five total wipe-outs.
Events over the last 12 months, and the prospect of election wipe-outs in the future, have shown that our own political masters are on a shaky nail.
BOTHAM: Botham's figures put Flintoff's in the shade at present ( 27 five-wicket innings hauls and four 10-wicket wipe-outs at Test level in his glorious career.
The Derby porcelain roses of the same period -early 19th century show an amazing amount of wiping out involving both ends of the brush and a tiny leather flap mounted on a handle that allowed for more variable wipe-outs.
Mobile users can access images of stunts, tricks and wipe-outs for the extreme sports snowboarding, skiing, surfing, BMX and skateboarding.
Asked for his views on the report compiled by ex-Welsh Office minister Lord Roberts into how the party pulls itself back from two successive wipe-outs in Wales at General Elections, Mr Duncan Smith appeared to back its draft proposal for an approved list of Welsh candidates.
ELMWOOD boss Jim Finlayson is running out of ideas to keep his players amused after two months of fixture wipe-outs.
Mr Evans, the Swanseaborn Ribble Valley MP, said navel-gazing by colleagues must come to an end as the Tories attempt to turn around two disastrous General Election wipe-outs in Wales.
Division One and Two were total wipe-outs, with the exception of Stranmillis' 4-0 home win over Glenavy.