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Break

A rapid and sharp price decline. Related: Crash.

Break

1. A sudden, unexpected change in a security's price or in a market's value. While a break could indicate either upward or downward change, the connotation is negative. Especially on the futures market, a break means a steep decline in price, usually the result of a natural disaster affecting the underlying.

2. Less frequently, break refers to a discrepancy in a brokerage's accounting books.

break

1. A sharp price decline in a particular security or in the market as a whole. A break usually occurs when unexpected negative information is made public and investors rush to sell. Also called market break.
2. A discrepancy on the books of a brokerage firm.

break

1. To dissolve an underwriting syndicate.
2. See bust.
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Facility Services: Break down all costs associated with support of the customer/users (project management, space planning, conference room setups, tenant construction, move/add/change, etc.) into separate cost categories by service.
CYP3A proteins break down 50% of clinical drugs, and CYP3A5 is the most common of the proteins, normally representing as much as half of all CYP3A enzymes, Schuetz says.
That noted, Break Down in reality exuded a faint carnival atmosphere, and its location--the ground floor of a vacant Oxford Street store--was a huge coup de theatre (traces of the previous tenant, the now-defunct clothing chain C&A, were still evident).
Occupying or running off the DB is as good as a block, but if the DB takes a bucket step or drop step, the WR must realize that the DB has read run and the WR must break down and block.
But this needs to be done at least 24 hours before eating so the lactaid has time to break down the lactose.
This is not to say that they break down slowly in any absolute sense-it takes just under a billionth of a second-but if they broke down by way of the strong reaction, it would only take a billionth of a billionth of a second.
With this flexibility, it is possible to break down the overall process task into individual unit operations.
Unlike their forebears, today's biopolymers break down completely into non-plastic constituents--substances like water, C|O.sub.2~ and biological materials.
Similarly, the FASB's approach is intended to break down complex financial instruments to determine their economic substance and thereby develop consistent accounting standards.
Beans are well-known for their ability to cause flatulence because beans contain a particular sugar, called an oligosaccharide, that the human body can not break down fully.
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JAPANESE cars continue to be the most reliable but on the rare occasions they do break down they are not necessarily the cheapest to fix.