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Actual

A physical, homogenous commodity underlying a contract. Actuals can be traded on the physical market and delivered immediately, or traded on the futures market and delivered at the completion of the contract. As such, actuals have an intrinsic value. Examples include oil, beef, and diamonds.

actual

In commodities, the physical asset (that is, the commodity) as opposed to a futures contract on that asset.
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Our organization of material can affect the actual event, so that there is really no more actuality. Coles poses to us the following points: 'How does one deal with the mix of actuality and emotionality that any taped interview [you can change this to any scene shot] presents...and how does one arrange and unfold the events, the incidents: a story's pace, its plot, its coherence, its character development and portrayal, its suggestiveness, its degree of inwardness, its degree to connection to external action, and, all in all, its dramatic power, not to mention its moral authority.'
(2) Although logic leads us to produce hypostases, we--that is, common sense, science, and metaphysics--have the belief that these positings present the actual world; but in doing so, we mistake mere models of actuality, the "metaphysical" worlds, for actual actuality.
With the exception of these graphics, actuality with the expert and actuality with the social commentator, the segment is compiled from Insight footage or from the revisited Today Tonight footage that covered the reunification.
Whenever it is said, then, that actuality is reflected from smooth bodies, nothing else is said than that such bodies, when they receive the actualities of both light and visible objects, do not reflect the numerically same actualities which they received, but that they are themselves naturally inclined to produce such actualities in return (in DA 334,21-25).
Actuality Media director Mik Barton said: "Ahold companies like Albert Heijn are household names in other European countries - roughly equivalent to our Boots or Waitrose - so this is an important slice of business for us."
With the WL its foundations find their actuality contained within its performative nature, since for Fichte consciousness can be nothing but self-positing.
When it comes to video and image display, 3-D is the final frontier, according to Actuality Systems President and CEO Michael Goldstein.
From a metaphysical point of view, the becoming of the merely formal or abstract idea into actual or effective ideality indicates an intensification or potentiation of the possible, through which the full actuality of the spirit becomes manifest.
This is not impossible for the intellect, but the [truly] impossible [proposition] is the existence of an infinite time with two limited ends, or the existence of infinity in a time that has an end in actuality.
In actuality, our Milestone Decision Authority required appropriate levels of developmental and operational testing prior to giving his approval for procurement and fielding.
Never before has a United States president consistently adhered to beliefs so disconnected from actuality.
I settled for running the Outdoor Club, which was considered "responsible." In actuality, it was sanctioned escape to the woods.