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Pattern

A technical chart formation used to make market predictions by following the price movements of securities.
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Pattern

The graphical representation on a chart of a trend in security prices. Technical analysts identify patterns for a security and predict future price movements in part by matching current patterns with previous patterns.
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During the meeting times devoted to the discussion of patterns, the kindergarten teachers investigated mathematics problems involving patterns and reflected on classroom vignettes that they had recorded when their own students were engaged in patterning activities.
Those on the angelfish Pomacanthus semicirculatus offer a particularly striking example of patterning because they maintain a constant width and spacing as the fish grows.