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Become applicable or exercisable. A term mainly used on the context of employee stock ownership or option programs. Employees might be given equity in a firm but they must stay with the firm for a number of years before they are entitled to the full equity. This is a vesting provision. It provides incentive for the employee to perform.


The process by which an employee with a qualified retirement plan and/or stock option becomes entitled to the benefits of ownership, even if he/she no longer works at the company providing the retirement plan or stock option. Vesting occurs after an employee has worked at the company for a certain number of years; once vesting occurs, the benefits of the plan or stock option cannot be revoked.


To give immediate rights in property, even if possession or enjoyment will be delayed until later.The question of when property rights vest is critical to future interests, taxation, and creditors' rights.

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Russell [43] proposed the idea that two peroxyl radicals can react to form an unstable tetroxide whose decomposition affords singlet oxygen, an alcohol, and a carbonyl compound, and this mechanism is now believed to contribute to singlet oxygen formation from various biomolecules including proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids [44].
12) The killing of micro-organisms with light depends upon cytotoxic singlet oxygen and free-radical generation, which are formed by the excitation of a photactivatable agent or sensitizer.
Triplet oxygen is a good energy acceptor and it can be excited to its singlet state by energy transfer from a photosensitizer.
But in the second period, the opponent in his red singlet tech falled Jack and it came down to a decisive third period.
The effective thermal neutron cross section [sigma] measured with unpolarized neutrons is a statistical sum of the singlet [[sigma].
6], with the aim to understand better structural relationships on their ground and low-lying singlet states potential energy surfaces.
A simplified version of the Kondo lattice model, the Kondo necklace model, is studied at finite temperature using a representation for the localized and conduction electron spins in terms of local Kondo singlet and triplet operators.
Most girls are not interested in wrestling because they are uncomfortable wrestling mostly with boys, competing in a wrestling singlet, and/or because wrestling is too competition oriented.