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Settlement

The process in which a buyer makes payment and receives the agreed-upon good or service. This term is used on exchanges to indicate when a security actually changes hands, which often occurs several days after a trade is made. See also: Clearance.

settle

To complete a securities transaction.
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--KENNY REED SETTLES down in Riverside, California in a brand new three-bedroom in the Tanglewood Oaks subdivision.
From a good rest fire 10 to 15 shots-- with standard jacketed bullets, not moly coated-- and see where the actual point of impact settles down. It won't be unusual to see a wandering point of impact of several inches until the barrel is conditioned to the particular ammunition you are shooting.
Watson, who suffered the calf strain during bowling for NSW against Queensland in a Shield match, said that he is would still try to make it on the first Test against Proteas, and is hoping the injury settles down soon.