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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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In addition, there was a significant ICP increase and a significant CPP decrease in patients with different GCS scores particularly those in left and right lateral positions with 15[degrees] of HOB elevation, and those in right lateral position with 45[degrees] of HOB elevation.
Thus, one of the lateral positions with sufficient front-gaps and without blocking the way will be chosen randomly as the target position.
The patients in Group LP were put into the lateral position and pillows were placed under their heads and shoulders.
Luiz Imbelloni attempted unilateral spinal block using (0.15%) hypobaric bupivacaine in elective orthopaedic surgeries.27 Patients were placed in the lateral position with the limb to be operated upwards and position was maintained for 20 minutes after intrathecal injection.
* The left lateral position can be adopted for reducing gastroesophageal reflux in premature infants.
Both vehicle speed and difference in the lateral position of the leading and following vehicles are found to be influencing longitudinal gaps.
TRL's experts concluded: "In real world traffic situations, it is suggested that poorer control of vehicle speed, lateral position, and increased reaction times in this situation would increase the likelihood of collision dramatically."
The experts concluded: "In real-world traffic situations, it is suggested that poorer control of vehicle speed, lateral position and increased reaction times would increase the likelihood of accidents dramatically."
Sometimes it is easier to manage a small child in the AP and lateral position, and it may require 2 to 3 people to control the child's arms, legs, head and feet (see Box 2).
Dam informed the board of Nancy Shields-Swindell's decision to apply for a lateral position in the town collector's office.
Follow-up ENG showed nystagmus in the right lateral position, and caloric testing elicited no warm or cool responses in the right ear.
The weaving or standard deviation of lateral position was more pronounced on the return leg of the round trips, the investigators found.

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