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Comparison

Short for "comparison ticket," a memorandum between two brokers that confirms the details of a transaction to be carried out.

comparison

A confirmation from one broker to another with respect to the details of a security trade. Also called broker comparison, comp.
References in classic literature ?
The translation of 'The Iliad': Compare with corresponding passages in the original or in the translation of Lang, Leaf, and Myers
Please turn that cardboard face down, and take this one, and compare it searchingly, by the magnifier, with the fatal signature upon the knife handle, and report your finding to the court.
I compare it with what it ought to have been; I compare it with yours.
People talk of the transparent waters of the Mexican Bay of Acapulco, but in my own experience I know they cannot compare with those I am speaking of.