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Stick

A slang term for a point on a security market. For example, if a share price drops five points over the trading day, it may be said to decline five stick.
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Silver's chapter on fifteenth-century Netherlandish art reveals how different Bosch's sketchy faces and sticklike figures were from the full-bodied, vividly realistic portrayals by his predecessors Rogier Van der Weyden and Jan van Eyck, as well as those by contemporaries like Hugo van der Goes.
Their sticklike weapons are laughably phallic, but appear to be useless for actually penetrating anything.
But cartoonist Michael Ramirez did draw Dole with sticklike, skeletal legs (under the legend "Dead Man Walking"); Sean Delonas rendered him holding a cane, with a seeing-eye dog at his side; and Matt Davies put Dole's name over an unattended walker.
In the bed pictured here, two large, blue-green century plants (Agave americana), a spiny, sticklike ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens), and a tall tree aloe are sculptural focal points among smaller, soft green agaves (A.
He painted the tail end of the city's industrial strength in the first half of the twentieth century, with unforgettable etiolated images (simultaneously tragic and humorous) of sticklike workers hastening to their mills under great clouds and columns of smoke.
The most abundant and diverse families of insects are the Proscopiidae (elongated sticklike grasshoppers), the stick and leaf insects of the order Phasmatodea, the Acrididae (short-horned grasshoppers), and the Tettigoni-idae (katydids and long-horned grasshoppers of the order Orthoptera suborder Ensifera).