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1. In technical analysis, a situation in which the supply and demand for a security are largely the same. A line means that the security is unlikely to see any rapid fluctuation in price. It is called a line because, when plotted on a graph, it looks like a roughly horizontal line. Technical analysts look for signals that a line is ready to break one way or another before recommending that investors take a position on a security.

2. Informal; workers in a large, industrial company. They are called the line because, historically, they assembled the parts of a product while literally standing next to each other in a long line, also called an assembly line.
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In technical analysis, a horizontal pattern on a price chart indicating a period during which supply and demand for a security are relatively equal. Technical analysts generally look for the price to break away from the line, at which time they are likely to take a position in the direction of the movement. See also making a line.
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It is necessary for the veterinarian to take dental radiographs to check for dental disease under the gum line. Make sure that your veterinarian has the proper equipment and capability needed to take dental X-rays before your cat is anesthetized.
Abrasion is the wearing away of the tooth structure, especially along the gum line. Abrasions make it easier for bacteria and acids to damage the tooth because the hard, protective enamel layer has been brushed away.
"Don't forget to brush gently along the gum line and make sure you get to the teeth right at the back.
During scaling, the dentist or dental hygienist removes the bacteria and tartar from above and beneath the gum line. The dentist or dental hygienist also eliminates any rough spots where bacteria gather (such as rough filling margins), allowing the gums to become healthy.
Philips executives say tests have proven the system removes more plaque between the teeth and at the gum line, compared with a standard manual toothbrush and conventional toothpaste.
We have many good alternatives to dental amalgam, but there are situations, such as cavities below the gum line, where there are no good substitutes.
Also, why were this man's teeth worn down nearly to the gum line? After carbon dating confirmed the skeleton's age at around 9,500 years, scientific interest in the anomalous find intensified.
Total length is that measurement from the buccal side of the most proximal part of the jaw bone to the most distal part of the jaw bone at the furthest extent of the gum line (Fig.
Maybe dark lines at the gum line or too much gum bothers you.
If a child gets too much fluoride while teeth are still forming beneath the gum line there's a risk of fluorosis (a yellowing of the teeth caused by too much fluoride).
Leaf has also sought to capitalize on the popularity of it's Jolly Rancher candy line with kids in the eight to 14-year old age group by rolling out a bubble gum line with the popular brand name.