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Window

A brokerage firm's cashier department, where delivery of securities and settlement of transactions take place.

Window

1. A physical place at a bank or brokerage where a customer goes to receive services. For example, a client may approach a window at a bank to deposit a check or make a withdrawal. Likewise, a client goes to a window at a brokerage to settle an account or deliver and receive securities.

2. A time during which it would be advantageous to conduct a certain transaction. For example, an investor has a window in which to make a profit on a security by buying while the price tends to rise and selling when it tends to fall.

window

A period of time during which an action can be expected to generate a successful result. For example, underwriters may have a window for corporate debt issues sandwiched between two periods of heavy U.S. Treasury offerings.
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Kartush, MD (oral communication; February 2009) have suggested fascia reinforcement of the round and oval windows in a procedure similar to perilymphatic fistula repair.
Major advancements in our understanding of PLF as a cause of sudden deafness were made by Lawrence and McCabe, (11) who conducted early animal studies; Simmons, (12) who proposed the theory of membrane breaks in sudden hearing loss; and Stroud and Calcaterra, (13) who were the first to propose the idea of spontaneous oval window PLF.
The round window and the oval window were covered with temporalis fascia.
8) However, direct trauma to the round or oval window may cause a perilymph fistula without stapes luxation.
The condition is known to be more common in patients whose oval window was sealed with Gelfoam; it has also occurred when fat and fascia have been used.
9) He described the cases of 3 patients who each experienced tinnitus, vertigo, and fluctuating hearing loss following head trauma; each was found to have a leak of perilymph from the oval window area during exploratory tympanotomy.
The round window and oval window were examined first, and no leakage was encountered.
Small-pixel, thin-slice computed tomography of the temporal bones detected evidence of otic capsule otosclerosis without oval window involvement; this finding was more evident in the left ear.
In 1956, Shea performed the first stapedectomy, which involved a complete removal of the stapes and closure of the oval window with a vein graft; hearing gain was achieved by placing a polyethylene strut to connect the incus to the vein graft.
Large oval windows, the same size as those on the G650, allow natural light to pour into the cabins.
Gulfstream's signature large oval windows allow natural light to pour into the cabins.
9 The Ketton Ox, one of the oldest buildings in Yarm, is noticeable from the outside for four plastered up oval windows.