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Spike

Order ticket that shows the stock, price, number of shares, type, and account of the order. Origin: Practice of placing the ticket on a metal spike upon execution or cancellation. Spike is also a sudden, drastic increase in a company's share price.

spike

A sudden, short-term change in the price of a security that just as suddenly returns close to its previous level. For example, a stock that has consistently traded in a $10 to $12 per share range may suddenly move to a price of $14 and then return to $12. The sudden rise to the $14 price is a spike.
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Peduncle length of mother shoot was measured in centimeter by measuring the length between uppermost node and base of spike.
The SSM measure of spike synchronization was estimated for each patient from successive EEG segments of 30.
Therefore, irrigation stop in heading stage can reducegrain number per spikelet,spikelet number per spike and finally reduce grain number per spike and reduce grain yield.
Spike Lenght: All of the 10 crosses exhibited significant and positive heterosis and heterobeltiosis for spike lenght.
In the sequel each spike in a spiking neural P system represents a single unit of space.
Intensity of density of probability of spike generation [lambda](u(t)) at the time moment t depends non-linearly (we use the sigmoidal dependence) on proximity of membrane voltage u(t) value with some threshold value.
Glenn Markman of Cushman & Wakefield represented Spike DDB.
If testing is successful, Gulfstream will look for an aircraft on which to install the Quiet Spike to test its effect at reducing sonic booms.
Showcasing another capability of the modified AFM tip, the researchers used voltage pulses to eject droplets of DNA molecules from the spike onto a silicon substrate.
To make matters worse, these little spikes wreak havoc in terms of logic confusion, system errors and frozen screens.
Inexperienced crew Ivan, 34, and Rachel, 32, from Caernarfon, Gwynedd, tied Spike up after he refused to turn back in a storm.
One colleague spoke of Spike, at his manic best, as 'sparking ideas like a Catherine wheel' and Milligan, reflecting on a lifetime of mental illness, opined that 'this descent into misery has a quality of giving the person a greater understanding'.