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Limit

1. The maximum amount of price change a futures contract is allowed to undergo on a given trading day. Limits are mandated by the exchanges on which futures contracts trade, and exist in order to reduce volatility in the market. It is also called a trading limit.

2. The maximum number of transactions in commodities that an individual may make on an exchange on a given trading day. Limits are mandated either by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission or by the exchanges on which commodity contracts trade. It is also called a trading limit.

3. See: Limit order.
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Installation art enters a limbo induced by its own infinitude, a total saturation in limitlessness that devours specific debate and subjective activation just as readily as it does any other notion of form or content.
Such limitlessness, in turn, represents a powerful alternative to conceptualizing action solely as leading to individual success--or populist failure, for that matter, as the opening of Blind Man with a Pistol (1969) suggests.
For Barba, one might say, dilation is what arises when the relation between negation and affirmation is pursued to the point of its limitlessness, risking losing control of the meaning of one's own action.
Let me suggest that the difference between the monocular seeing/knowing of the sun and the binocular seeing/knowing of human beings lay in the contrast between the transcendent limitlessness of solar subjectivity and the immanent limitedness of human subjectivity, confined as embodied human beings were to space and time (Biersack 2004:118-19).
16) The characteristics are the means whereby the attributes are known and can be defined; in our case, for example, the attribute of the ma'ani is limitlessness and so its characteristics (ahk[a.
Without Limitation (the limitlessness of the sublime is part of its awe)
We are confronted with the limitlessness of God's forgiveness and the limits that are oftentimes placed on human forgiveness.
it alone suits the limitlessness of the neutral, the unmastered patience which endures time without resisting.
In Gaal's world, hyper-space, unlike describable normal space, is inconceivable and unclassifiable, formless and limitless, like Kant's sublime which "is to be found in a formless object insofar as limitlessness is represented in it, or at its instance, and yet it is also thought as a totality" (Critique 128).
136) Voruz writes: "Unlike what the neurotic secretly hopes for in analysis, the limitlessness of jouissance is the true horror, not castration, and it is the anxiety generated by that limitlessness that prevents the subject from acting out of desire.
The best city parks (which can claim the advantage of not having walls) demonstrate these silo-free traits--permeability interactivity, a sense of limitlessness.
Both disciplines situate the reading and learning subject at the liminal, linguistic and social territory of the formative self, where the reading or learning subject inhabits a space that is suggestive of limitlessness, possibility and responsibility