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Whipsaw

1. A change in a security's price quickly followed by another change in the opposite direction. For example, a security could rise $1 then quickly lose $2, or it could fall 50 cents then rise 75 cents. Whipsaws are significant risks for day traders and speculators who may lose large amounts of money in short-term trading.

2. To buy securities at a market top or to sell at a market bottom. That is, one whipsaws when one buys or sells securities at exactly the worst possible time. One whipsaws out of fear or out of misreading market signals. To whipsaw is also called to chatter.
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The spacing between the chatter marks will indicate whether it is the contact roller or a defective abrasive belt.
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By using a new group of polymer chemistries, the advanced pad technology improves die yields through minimization of scratches and chatter marks across the wafer.