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Notch

Slang; in bond trading, a small increase or decrease in a bond rating. For example, if a rating goes from AAA to AA+, it is said to decline by a notch.
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The brochure includes color photographs and detailed descriptions of 22 instruments, including analyzers, melt flow indexers, HDT/ Vicar systems, impact testers, sample notchers, laboratory mixing molders and extruders, flame chambers and more.
Also, Airgas Rutland Tool & Supply will outfit OCC with a full service machine shop including lathes, notchers, shears, slip rolls, hand brakes, and more.
Among the top notchers, indeed, are boxing which captured five of the 11 golds on offer, and athletics where Filipinos Eric Cray and Caleb Stuart rewrote the Games records in men's 400-meter hurdles (49.
Al Hamidi is renowned for his toughness and has given top notchers like British lightweight champion John Murray and Hartlepool's Michael Hunter good arguments.
The collection includes nooses and wrenches used to catch and hold hogs, castrating tools, hog ringers, ear notchers and pig snouters.
NUNEATON'S Cleaver pulled off a brilliant 4-1 victory over fellow top notchers Chase Hotels of Leicester in the battle of the leading clubs in the Midlands Squash League.