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Stop

1. An order to a broker to buy or sell a security at the best available price once a certain, stated price is reached. Suppose that price is $50. A stop order remains inactive until that security begins trading at $50, at which point the broker may fill the order at best price he/she is able to find. See also: Stop-limit order, Stop-loss order.

2. An order by the SEC to stop a new issue from taking place because of an omission or inaccuracy on its filing statement. See also: Deficiency letter.
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For the question number 3: "Orientation in using this equipment must be done before doing the experiment.", 52 strongly agreed, 61 agreed, 21 disagreed, and 27 strongly disagreed for stopwatch; and 70 strongly agreed, 61 agreed, 8 disagreed, and 22 strongly disagreed for timer.
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Despite the opposition being relatively modest, it was another step forward on the stopwatch and there could arguably be more to come when he tackles longer trips, having proved successful at three miles over timber.
"We're not standing with a stopwatch in hand," he said.
Features of the new model include a tip calculator, stopwatch function and pill reminder.
dangles its pewter stopwatch in what must be the east.
YOUNGSTERS were given a dramatic lesson in road safety and led one school pupil to say: "It's better to be called a chicken than to be run over." Kids at Breckon Hill Primary School in Middlesbrough were visited by the Stopwatch Theatre Company who put on a safety production called Chicken.
"The car has always been passed by the FIA, so when people don't like what they see on the stopwatch, they have to justify their own positions sometimes."
Stopwatch began when we were all sitting down to dinner one evening, and Blaze kept annoying everybody by playing with a stopwatch he'd found in the kitchen drawer.
They were counting down for Macedonia, now the stopwatch counts down for them.
"This is in no way a proper test session and looking at the stopwatch will not be on the agenda," The Telegraph quoted a Ferrari statement, as saying.