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Position

A market commitment; the number of contracts bought or sold for which no offsetting transaction has been entered into. The buyer of a commodity is said to have a long position, and the seller of a commodity is said to have a short position. Related: Open contracts.
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Position

The state of owning or owing a security or other asset. One has a long position when one owns something, while one has a short position when something is sold, especially sold short. See also: Close a position.
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position

The ownership status of a person's or an institution's investments. For example, a person may own 500 shares of Sun Microsystems, 350 shares of Boeing, and a $10,000 principal amount of 9% bonds due in 2001. See also long position, short position.

position

To buy or sell securities in order to establish a net long or a net short position. Also called take a position.
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It allows the measurements of any selected structures in anteroposterior and vertical dimensions such as the anteroposterior position and relation of the maxilla, mandible and anterior teeth, the vertical relation of the mandible to the maxilla.
Several lines have been introduced to assess the anteroposterior position of the lips and the esthetic quality of the profile.
In cephalometric and photographic analysis, several reference lines have been used to assess anteroposterior position of the upper and lower lips: E-Line and S-Line being the most commonly used reference lines Aim of this study was to find out the antero-posterior position of lips on photograph using E-line and S-line in patients with orthognathic profile and to establish correlation between lip prominence judged by E-Line and S-Line.

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