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Window

A brokerage firm's cashier department, where delivery of securities and settlement of transactions take place.
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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.
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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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Student's t-tests showed that at 250, 500, and 1000 Hz, the mean ABR threshold in the SSCD model (0.5 x 1.0 mm, close to the oval window) was significantly higher than it was before the operation (P < 0.05, indicated by the asterisks in Figures 3(a) and 3(b)).
The sound, which arrives at the cochlea after the middle ear bones transmit it to the oval window, reverberates through the cochlea and the semi-circular canals.
In one patient, necrosis of the long process of the incus and multiple adhesions in the niche of the oval window were revealed, which had been suggested by profuse bleeding observed during the previous procedure.
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As sound vibrations travel through the stapes and push the oval window into the inner ear, fluid waves are created in the inner ear that travel through the cochlea to dissipate at the round window.
[2] Facial nerve dehiscence (FND) is a common anatomic variant that usually occurs in the tympanic segment above the oval window but is also encountered at the level of the geniculate ganglion and in the mastoid segment adjacent to the retro facial cells.
Why it's done In a healthy ear, sound waves are conducted from the eardrum to the oval window of the inner ear by a chain of three tiny bones called ossicles.
suction, excessive movements of ossicles, damage to oval window or lateral semicircular canal during removal of cholesteatoma or granulations from these sensitive areas.
Even if your primary door remains the same, a storm door with an oval window or decorative glass can act as a great cover-up.
Out of the company's 42 pieces -- which include office, living and dining -- the top seller is the Oval Window Television Box, which retails for $1,400, in white birch.
This case report describes a case of an MEO causing mixed hearing loss by being in contact with the incus, stapes, and oval window.
However, an exploratory tympanotomy in the left ear detected turbid fluid in the oval window, which supported our initial impression of barotrauma with a perilymph fistula.