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Retention

The number of units allocated to an underwriting syndicate member less the units held back by the syndicate manager for facilitating institutional sales and for allocation to nonmember firms. In the context of construction contracts, an amount retained from construction contract payments (5-15% of the contract price) to ensure the contractor completes the construction before the retention is returned.

Retention

Prior to a new issue, the percentage of securities given to an underwriting syndicate to place with investors after making allowances for any underwriters that are not part of the syndicate as well as placement with institutional investors.

retention

The securities that are distributed to members of an underwriting syndicate after accounting for the portion of the new issue retained for sales to institutions and members of the selling group who are not also part of the syndicate.
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8,10,14,19 Because of their technique sensitivity and limitations, in current study a spring scale is used to measure denture retention strength which is less technique sensitive are relatively easy.
Mean increase in denture retention strength was calculated by subtracting denture retention strength without adhesive from denture retention strength with adhesive for both study products.
TABLE 5: COMPARISON OF MEAN INCREASE OF DENTURE RETENTION STRENGTH B/W GROUP A AND B
The mean increase in denture retention strength in group A tested with denture adhesive powder was 303.
The hypothesis of the current study was that there is significant difference in terms of mean increase in denture retention strength with paste form and powder form of denture adhesives.
Similarly Komar et al11 in their in vivo study found that mean denture retention strength value was (83648 grams) without any denture adhesive while this value was (2044104 grams) with powder form of adhesive and (307299 grams) with paste form.
9 Ghani and Picton13 claimed six times improvement in denture retention as compared to baseline.