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Position

A market commitment; the number of contracts bought or sold for which no offsetting transaction has been entered into. The buyer of a commodity is said to have a long position, and the seller of a commodity is said to have a short position. Related: Open contracts.

Position

The state of owning or owing a security or other asset. One has a long position when one owns something, while one has a short position when something is sold, especially sold short. See also: Close a position.

position

The ownership status of a person's or an institution's investments. For example, a person may own 500 shares of Sun Microsystems, 350 shares of Boeing, and a $10,000 principal amount of 9% bonds due in 2001. See also long position, short position.

position

To buy or sell securities in order to establish a net long or a net short position. Also called take a position.
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The positioners, which are sometimes called nests or wedges, are intended to keep the baby in one place on their back and are marketed as suitable for use up to six months of age.
11 can control the motion of two additional devices, such as linear positioners and rotation stages, and is designed for such upgrades as manual controls and photometer cards.
Our goal is to make sure parents and child care providers are informed about the safety risks for infant sleep positioners and stop using them," said Dr.
In order to allow top access for positioner serviceability / part welding, the robots are exclusively suspended by mean of 3 axes gantry structure / column structures allowing three dimensional robot's work envelope extending.
The second option was to modify the existing systems with new controllers linked to the old robots and positioners.
So, slap a little silicon lube on the rod threads and then, with a slight tilt of the rod, screw it to the positioner.
Selecting the optimum set of positioners begins with determining the number and type of adjustments needed to align the system.
Several risk factors were possibly associated with risk of at least one subtype of meningitis, including history of odds media prior to implant surgery, presence of inner ear malformations combined with a cerebrospinal fluid leak, cerebrospinal fluid leak alone, history of placement of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt, incomplete electrode insertion, exposure to smoking at home, and use of a positioner during the surgery.
This new machine uses O,TD's Model D45AX Double Mitre saw in combination with a lineal positioner to push-feed material and automatically cut it to an assortment of predetermined lengths.
Lynch said Advanced Bionics is focusing its probe on the part of the implant called an electrode positioner, which is used to guide the electrode toward nerve fibers in the inner ear, which is about the size of a pea.
The printed piece introduces all the features of the Dataflo smart positioner for electrically actuated control valves, and Dataflo-C, a digital PID single loop controller with Autotune.