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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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Singles: Overall av PS85; Suffto PS126; Char to PS126; Lleyn to PS126; Tex to PS124; Zwartble to PS99; Mule to PS94.
Using 20, 30, 40, 70 mesh sieve to screen out 20~30 mesh, 30~40 mesh, 40~70 mesh coal sample; Coal sample is roasted for the preparation of pyrolysis char in the case of anaerobic.
The Char Mausum offers a takeaway service for those who prefer to eat at home.
The morphology of the residual char formed after UL-94 vertical test is also investigated by SEM, as shown in Fig.
After the fire protection test, the expansion ratio of the char was calculated by equation (1):
In spring, anadromous Arctic char (smolts or first-time migrants and older fish) leave their freshwater overwintering habitats and make annual migrations to the sea for the important summer feeding period (Johnson, 1980).
Heavy-timber or similar wood that has no gaps or joints will char at similar rates to those found in fire-resistance furnace tests--roughly 0.
Although rare, Char syndrome should be part of the differential diagnosis for patients with a family history of PDA, dysmorphic features, hand/foot anomalies and also polythelia.
Declining numbers of the char in Llyn Padarn are causing fears for their future.
A fracao carbonosa e oriunda de finos de coque, char e, em alguns casos, carvao nao reagido, sendo que o teor de carbono elementar pode atingir valores de ate 70%.