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A place on an exchange assigned for the trading of certain commodities, futures, or options. It is also called a pit or a trading pit.


The slope of a roof, sidewalk, or other surface. The Americans with Disabilities Act has specific requirements for the pitch of access ramps leading to building entrances.

Example: Figure A has a 1:12 pitch because the slope rises 1 foot for every 12 feet of distance. Figure B has a 1:6 pitch.

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Foster and Wharton, both experienced institutional real estate advisors, created PIX in response to a clear need for organized and standardized information in the real estate investment arena.
Talamas will demonstrate the Sound Devices PIX 240i and the 664 Production Mixer at the 2012 New England Broadcast and Cable Trade Show on October 16th.
Initiate Systems has actively participated in IHE interoperability demonstrations at HIMSS 2006, IHE Europe Connectathon 2006, and at RSNA 2006, where the company was featured as the only PIX and PDQ technology provider.
The LPX-60 joins the upgraded Roland LPX-600 3D laser scanner, which can now also export complex organic shapes in point cloud, STL, PIX and 3DM data formats.
Surprise best-sellers have also emerged such as the Disney Pix line of digital cameras and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Playset -- both of which have sold out several times this season.
Initiate Identity Hub[TM] software, with its support for Patient Identifier Cross-reference (PIX) Manager and Patient Demographic Query (PDQ) Manager interoperability standards, will be featured as the only PIX and PDQ vendor involved in the image sharing demonstration.
The Disney Pix line was designed specifically to let this new generation use photos to unleash the power of their imaginations," said Chris Heatherly, vice president, Disney Consumer Products, Global Electronics.
Cisco, Cisco Systems, the Cisco Systems logo, CCNA and PIX are registered trademarks, and CCSP is a trademark, of Cisco Systems, Inc.
today launched its presence in Germany at Eclipse Forum Europe 2006 by signing a partnership with Pix Software GmbH for sales, service and support of its best-of-breed software configuration management (SCM) solution.
The company's headquarters are in Vancouver, Canada and the stock is traded on the TSX Venture exchange under the symbol PIX.