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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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For those patients for whom the benefits of diagnostic laparotomy are unclear, but who will soon succumb without some improvement in bypass, there may be value in performing a limited subxiphoid 'mini' laparotomy (that could be combined with a pericardial window, as done in case 2 to absolutely exclude cardiac tamponade) to facilitate drainage of ascites.
An exploratory thoracoscopy and a pericardial window operation were performed and a pericardial biopsy was taken which showed large polygonal tumor cells with prominent nuclei and cytoplasmic vacuoles on Hematoxylin and Eosin staining.
Patients with large pericardial effusions or cardiac tamponade undergo pericardiocentesis and may require drain placement or pericardial window to prevent recurrence.
He underwent a pericardial window with catheter drainage, and 400 ml of old clotted blood was withdrawn.
Following a heart team discussion, subxiphoid pericardial window and left-sided chest tube for pleural effusion were performed with removal of 800 mL and 200 mL of serosanguinous output, respectively.