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Position

A market commitment; the number of contracts bought or sold for which no offsetting transaction has been entered into. The buyer of a commodity is said to have a long position, and the seller of a commodity is said to have a short position. Related: Open contracts.

Position

The state of owning or owing a security or other asset. One has a long position when one owns something, while one has a short position when something is sold, especially sold short. See also: Close a position.

position

The ownership status of a person's or an institution's investments. For example, a person may own 500 shares of Sun Microsystems, 350 shares of Boeing, and a $10,000 principal amount of 9% bonds due in 2001. See also long position, short position.

position

To buy or sell securities in order to establish a net long or a net short position. Also called take a position.
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This system can detect a finger position naturally.
Applying this information, they developed a mathematical model of optimal finger positions that would minimize the tensions in tendons and stresses on joints during piano playing.
In that project, four graduate students designed and fabricated a prototype whose major goal was easily modifiable finger positions. The goal was realized in the completed project-a new robotic fingerspelling hand named Dexter.
Her staring eyes, bared teeth and rigid finger positions show she is tense and irritated.
Software interprets finger positions and movements and correlates it to the position of icons on a person's iPhone.
[1] Palm guide: A platform to stabilize wrist and finger positions for use when registering or scanning a person's palm vein pattern.
This tracks stuff like your typing speed and shows you the correct finger positions while you type in Microsoft Word or another text editor.
This limited variation seems to result from variations in finger positions relative to the keys.
Hughes, Van Gemmert, and Stelmach (2011, in press) used digitized data on finger positions (sampled at 100 hertz or every l0 milliseconds), rather than video recordings, to derive data on velocity and acceleration during braille reading.
The rubber-covered casing with useful impressions in the finger positions is especially tactile and makes them really comfortable to hold.
It shows what the followers of Dorothy Taubman's approach would refer to as a "dual muscular pull." The French School has historically emphasized finger independence and instructed students to achieve this through isolation exercises and relatively high finger positions. As we shall see, though, Long gives directions for the execution of her exercises that are difficult to discern in still photos since the directions describe the quality of motions rather than held positions.
This short piece employs minor five finger positions in both hands as well as legato, staccato and slurred articulations.