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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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Behnisch is well known for his flowing spaces and his belief in transparency, and the whole idea of the Bonn Parliament (AR March 1993) was to create a parliamentary chamber visually open to the outside world, letting the public see the debate and members see the Rhine.
Third, admission to college level programs was open to all students who met these minimal requirements.