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Broker/analyst recommendation that could mean slightly different things depending on the broker/analyst. In general, it means to increase the number of shares of a particular security over the near term, but not to liquidate other parts of the portfolio to buy a security that might skyrocket. A buy recommendation, but not an urgent buy.


1. The gradual purchase of a single security over a long period of time as opposed to a single purchase all at once. This is done to avoid causing fluctuations in price. See also: Distribution, Accumulation Area.

2. See: Market Outperform.


To purchase a relatively large amount of stock in a firm during a given period. Compare distribute.
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This reduces the loss of the gas pre-load, which has a direct effect on the lifespan and maintenance intervals of the accumulator.
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If we consider the accumulator in the discharging phase, like in Figure 2, there are two cases:
The legislation also distinguishes between portable batteries and accumulators (mobile phones, laptops, toys and domestic appliances such as electric toothbrushes) and industrial and car batteries and accumulators (emergency electricity supplies for hospital emergency services, batteries and accumulators used in trains and aircraft and in offshore oil platforms or lighthouses).
There's no practical limit on the rate of power that can be put in these accumulators," Gray said.
D17853 CLIMBING HIGH: Clive Skelhon, with student Katie Smith and other King's High sixth formers who made the accumulator.
For sizing the accumulator as an auxiliary power source, the amount of fluid required from the accumulator to meet the need of the system must be known.
For example, the accumulator feed-line pressure steps to 460 kPa (66.
In the previous example, if the accumulator has a 0.
The injection is performed either by the forward motion of the reciprocating screw (figure 2) or by a ram located in the accumulator head (figure 3) or in a parallel ram extruder (figure 4).