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Open

Used in the context of general equities. Having either buy or sell interest at the indicated price level and side of a preceding trade. "Open on the buy/sell side" means looking for buyers/sellers (for someone who is a seller/buyer). Antithesis of clean.

Open

1. The time trading begins on an exchange. This is important to matters like a security's opening price or opening bid. See also: Close.

2. An order to buy or sell a security that has not yet been filled. Some orders are only open for a certain amount of time, while some remain open until they are filled. See also: IOC, GTC.
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Nigel Young, from the fire service, said: With the recent cold weather, we have seen a big increase in the number of householders using coal and open fires.
A modern woodburning stove uses 80 per cent fewer logs than an open fire and will give out more heat, burning at 600[bar]C, compared to about 270[bar]C for an open fire.
Though they indulged in heavy stone- pelting, the police and paramilitary personnel exhibited restraint and used tear- gas and conducted lathicharge to disperse the crowds." The security forces, however, had to open fire when the protesters didn't pay heed to repeated calls for dispersal, he said.
The heat of an open fire spread around the house via the chimney breast causing less dampness, which a lot of houses have suffered since blocking their fires up.
Station Manager Carl Boasman said: "Carbon monoxide - the silent killer - is present when fuel is burned on an open fire, or in a gas appliance.
US Marine Special Forces fleeing a militant ambush involving a suicide car bomb and gunmen open fire on civilians in eastern Afghanistan.
Over the Open Fire is a cookbook dedicated to recipes meant to be cooked over an outdoor fire, whether a campfire or a backyard barbecue.