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1. To trade a security without driving the market price in any direction. That is, a security is said to absorb transactions when they do not cause the price to go up or down.

2. To refrain from passing on a cost to customers. For example, a business absorbs a cost when it must pay an additional $1 per unit in taxes but does not raise a unit's retail price by any amount.


To offset sell orders or a new security offering with buy orders.
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Also high CaCO3 and pH, high amounts of bicarbonate in irrigation water and high usage of phosphorus fertilizer in soil have negative effect on absorbability of Zn and Mn and by lasting time, the absorbability of these elements decreased.
02), absorbability, water permeability, shrinkage, adhesion of mortar and asphalt addition to the base, abrasion (PN-84/B-04111), frost resistance in the presence of de-icing salt solutions, corrosion resistance of mortars and concrete under the influence of such aggressive substances as 1.
Capsule technology has improved over the last 26 years, however, and we recognize that capsules designed with absorbability and bioavailability in mind can also be an effective means of nutrient delivery.
Prenate Enhance and Prenate Restore are advanced prescription dietary supplements designed for enhanced absorption with ingredients selected for their high absorbability.
Chloride ions are more aggressive in pitting due to their absorbability on the passive layer compared to sulphate ions [20].
The consumers like the silk hand and its absorbability, and then they are satisfied that they bought something that was eco-friendly," said Granger, adding that Platinum was recently expanded from 15 to 19 colors.
12], as a result of their study, stated that stable strontium is a useful replacement of calcium in routine clinical assessment of the absorbability of dietary calcium.
Aqua Q10 P40, the company's proprietary water-soluble coenzyme Q10 powder for commercial use, has a coenzyme Q10 concentration of 40% and excels in its stability, absorbability and secondary processability.
Nature gives Gac a generous supply of carotenoids, which also have a high level of absorbability because of Gac's fat content.