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Car

A loose quantity term sometimes used to describe the amount of a commodity underlying one commodity contract; e.g., "a car of bellies." Derived from the fact that quantities of the product specified in a contract once corresponded closely to the capacity of a railroad car.

Car

1. Informal; a loose term for the number of commodities underlying a single contract. The amount varies by commodity.

2. See: CARS.
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Doubles: Overall av PS100; Char to PS188; Jacob to PS168; Suffto PS154; Zwart to PS144; Belt to PS144; Mule to PS120; Speck to PS92; Welsh to PS76.
Her victory has ensured that Char will live a long and happy life outside in Dartmoor, with Charlotte saying: "She's very special, she'll be well looked after looking out over Dartmoor."
However, the largest market for carbon char will be for its further processing into metallurgical-type coke briquettes for the blast furnace and foundry furnace markets as shown in the flow diagram in Figure 2.
Rams - Langside (Char) PS130; Highholm (Suff ) PS120; Lochend (BTex) PS100; South Mid Frew (Tex) PS76.
The reducing agents applied in the study of carbon-containing pellets in China and abroad were so far coal and biomass char derived from wood materials.
So in this paper, it adopts the new research direction of lignite pyrolysis char in the pyrolytic tar catalytic cracking.
The kinetic analysis for C[O.sub.2] adsorption by coconut shell char is obtained by writing a mass balance equation for the transport of an adsorbate molecule inside a single spherical adsorbent particle [42], as shown in
And if the fruits of the ocean are more to your taste, Char Mausum can cater for that too with marvellous mussels, crab and cod creations all available for you to savour.
The char formed after UL-94 test was first sputter-coated with a conductive layer, and then its surface morphology was observed by a scanning electron microscopy (Model JSM-7500F, Japan).
It was found that the fire protection and char structure of the coating was significantly improved by adding 7% EV (by mass) into the coating.
Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) have a circumpolar distribution and are the most northerly distributed species of freshwater fish (Scott and Crossman, 1973).