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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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A decorative sitting room opens onto the kitchen/dining area.
A sinuous ramp (to be decorated by a different artist every year) winds up through this space, opens onto a darkened passage, and emerges into the long, shadowy hall of the permanent display.
Hope's infamous caning of Patrick White in 1956, the book prompts us to reflect upon the state of Australian criticism and the window it opens onto Australian culture.
It has a spectacular beachfront setting and the ground floor opens onto a private veranda and a large heated pool.
The centerpiece of the contract is the Navy's submarine base in Bangor, WA, located on the Hood Canal, which opens onto Puget Sound and into the Pacific Ocean.
Upon close inspection, it becomes evident that Grotjahn's letters are voids excised from a dense layer of paint that opens onto an underlying color such as red or blue.
Its parking structure opens onto convenient Koval Lane, an unsung roundabout route for savvy Vegas visitors.
Canada's now famous Zacharias Kunuk and his acclaimed Atarnajuat (The Fast Runner) (the Festival's Prix du Public winner), is a strangely affecting film, if only for its well-paced elliptical narrative, its beautiful images and the window it opens onto Inuit culture.
The walkway eventually opens onto a multi-purpose winter garden, bathed in refracted sunlight.
The two-level Rotunda, topped by a six-story dome with soaring skylights, opens onto the casino's newly renovated main gaming floor and serves as the property's town square.
The white front door, with a spyhole and obscure double glazed panes to the side, opens onto an attractive limestone-tiled floor - a feature which continues throughout much of the property.
Stairs from the reception hall lead and turn up to a half landing and onward up to the gallery, with a fitted bookcase/library leading to a glazed door which opens onto a broad timber balcony.