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Depth

The ability of a security to withstand greater or smaller demand without affecting the price. Deep securities tend to be highly liquid and can be bought or sold in large quantities without their prices greatly moving in either direction. Among the factors affecting depth is the minimum price increment at which trades can be made (the tick size), market transparency, and restrictions on trade due to a futures or option contract on the security.

depth

Used to refer to a security market's ability to absorb large security purchases or sales without significant price changes. A market's depth is an important consideration in selecting securities to trade and markets in which to trade. See also deep market.

depth

The distance between the front and the rear property line of a lot. Because local government rights-of-way for streets and sidewalks may exceed the actual width of the pavement, the lot depth may be less than the visible yard.

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In this research, we conducted an experiment to compare the linear depth quantization method against the domain division depth quantization with sixteen different quantization levels on the overall DIBR quality.
Before the dive, the Depth gauge function is started by pressing the push-piece; as soon as this is done, the hand moves from the Off position and indicates the maximum depth reached in the previous dive.
On all QB drops of five steps or more, the safety must achieve a depth that will allow him to run forward into the reception area.
Superposing oscillation during quasi-static loading thus allows S to be estimated as a function of depth throughout the loading segment.
There may be economic deposits that formed at 8 km depth and are now shallower that we don't know anything about," says Standord's Mark D.
If studies do reveal a large magma body at a shallow depth, a follow-up project calls for drilling a well into the magma itself.
Dry vibrated refractory linings are readily saturated (this will be discussed in greater depth next month) by molten iron, which can lead to premature inductor failure with runouts at the bushing joint insulator.
All other areas that have had folding episodes, mountains or any kind of tectonic activity are found to [have slower seismic speeds] to 400 km depth than the stable regions.
One paper particularly intrigued reseachers at the meeting because it shows for the first time a global relationship between the chemistry of new ocean floor and its depth under the sea surface, a relationship that holds regardless of where the young ocean rocks were found.