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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.
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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.
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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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Muscle activity was analysed in the mandibular rest position and during maximum isometric contraction (MVC).
Passive control in mandibular rest position. J Dent Res.
The longitudinal rest position [y.sub.3] related to Zones 1, 2 and 5 was modelled by the uniform densities fk([y.sub.3]) defined in Table 1 and illustrated in Fig.
* A plunger that is lifted up from the valve seat when a short-current impulse is applied and a built-in permanent magnet holds it in the magnetic rest position.
Possible infection routes while the nurse was caring for the patient included communicating with the patient and helping the patient change his bed rest position without employing protection such as a mask or gloves.
Two mechanisms of burrowing are used: 1) anteriorly directed head thrusts during which the body is thrown into a number of loose curves, pushed against the walls of the tunnel to create friction, and the head is extended from a gathered position of the anterior trunk, and 2) side-to-side shovelling using the rostral scale during which the rostral scale and snout are first passively deflected by the material being shovelled aside and the snout then returns to its rest position before continuing to move in the same direction as the head.
Its normal, at rest position is against the ferrous base surrounding the ceramic electrode seal.
The unit comes with a bezel that allows air to cool the lens in the rest position and keeps the operator's hands from touching the lens.
It means the mechanism may fail to latch correctly when the seat-back is returned to its rest position. It could move during braking.
The condition could mean the mechanism may fail to latch correctly when the seat-back is returned to its rest position and could move during braking.
The answer is the "rest position," with fork at a ten o'clock position through the center of the plate and the knife lying parallel to it but several inches to the northeast.
and shoot from a good, solid prone rest position, many of us might do pretty well out to something like 250 yards.