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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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Three virtual prototypes of (industrial) small scale robotic arc welding cells including above mentioned positioners having 2 workstations with 1/2/3 NC axes are shown in Fig.
Wolf Robotics discovered that not only was the actual cost of reconfiguring a new robot with existing positioners was substantially less than building a totally new system but the plan would create value added services such as new robotic technology, new software, new and longer warrantees, and new components.
Because there are four positioners included alongside the robot and the linear track (resulting far too many external axes for only one controller) it became necessary to assign multiple tasks for commanding all these units.
After part completion, the fixture with the part is unloaded, and a different fixture with a part is loaded on the positioner.
Combined with a remote set point adjustment feature using either the 4-20mA signal or through the AS-interface as well as manual actuation and high powered coloured status LEDs, the new valve positioner provides all the key features required in a modern process control system.
The FDA has never cleared an infant sleep positioner to prevent or reduce the risk of SIDS.
The Logix 3400MD uses Flowserve ValveSight technology to monitor the status of the valve, actuator and positioner, and the health of the entire control loop.
The ICoT 5000 Smart Valve Positioner is an electro-pneumatic servo system that continuously controls the position of a valve based on a 4 to 20 mA input signal or Foundation Fieldbus input signal.
But other components -- such as the power supply, controller, sensing systems, positioner, safety features, and the mounting base -- are no less critical to the system's efficient operation.
Manual grinding is done on larger castings as they move along a conveyor line in a holding fixture or as they are held stationary in a multiaxis positioner.