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## Cross

Securities transaction in which the same broker acts as agent for both sides of the trade; a legal practice only if the broker first offers the securities publicly at a price higher than the bid.

## Cross

To match and execute two orders made to the same broker. Suppose a broker receives one order to buy 1,000 shares at \$45 and another to sell 1,000 shares at \$45. If he matches these two together, he is said to cross the orders. Crossing is subject to some regulation to prevent conflict of interest on the part of the broker.

## cross

To match, by a single broker or dealer, a buy order and a sell order. For example, a floor broker may have an order to buy 500 shares of IBM at \$120 and another order to sell 500 shares of IBM at the same price. Subject to certain rules, the floor broker may cross the order by matching the sell and the buy orders. Crossing of stock is common in large blocks.
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(ii) At fixed n = 1, the total NNLO cross-section for the "smooth" isolation increases by 6% in going from [E.sup.max.sub.T] = 2 to 10 GeV.
Suppose a linear distribution for the stress and strain at any point y below the top fibre of the cross-section at time t, then,
Black pad affected board exposed to humidity, a) Optical cross-section image across a blister bubble, b) Plan-view SEM image of another region of the same part.
In order to determine the most compressed or tensioned point (fibre) of the cross-section associated to a given value of axial force and bending moment ratio, before to start the proposed approach the cross-section is analyzed considering the section subjected to axial force [N.sub.0] and small values for the bending moments about each principal axes ([M.sub.z0], [M.sub.y0]).
Case 1 (variable cross-section segment at the top of pile shaft).
Figure 2 illustrates cross-section of Goksu dam and spillway structure.
The number of fibres cutting-through the given cross-section surface of composite space in the so-called geometric model has been defined applying the fibre orientation factor (a) (Dupont, Vandewalle 2005) defining the average proportion of fibre length projection (onto the horizontal axis) to their length.
Based on dimensions obtained from figure 3a, we can determine simplified shape of fibre cross-section in FDM prototype (fig.
It is also very successful in the preparation of site specific cross-sections and planar samples.
Cross-section can be described as a two dimensional dataset where the horizontal distances are represented on the x-axis and the depth on the y-axis.

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