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1. In technical analysis, a situation in which the supply and demand for a security are largely the same. A line means that the security is unlikely to see any rapid fluctuation in price. It is called a line because, when plotted on a graph, it looks like a roughly horizontal line. Technical analysts look for signals that a line is ready to break one way or another before recommending that investors take a position on a security.

2. Informal; workers in a large, industrial company. They are called the line because, historically, they assembled the parts of a product while literally standing next to each other in a long line, also called an assembly line.
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In technical analysis, a horizontal pattern on a price chart indicating a period during which supply and demand for a security are relatively equal. Technical analysts generally look for the price to break away from the line, at which time they are likely to take a position in the direction of the movement. See also making a line.
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SOCRATES: And that is the line which the learned call the diagonal.
SOCRATES: And might there not be another square twice as large as this, and having like this the lines equal?
The line flow neural network is trained to map the Y bus matrix, bus load and generator injections to the line flow while the bus voltage maps same inputs to the bus voltage, but the estimation of real and reactive power under different outages are not considered.
On the other hand, you must be flexible enough to change your process when ;t new casting comes down the line; that usually means you need batched product flow.
The sandblasting and removal of lead paint from Gansevoort Street to 20th Street followed the completion of an earlier phase of construction which included the removal of soil and plants accumulated along the line, removal of concrete and gravel ballast where the tracks had been set, and the removal of the tracks themselves.
After the show the line goes to Alpine's lab for customer trials.
Production capacity of the line will be 300 metric tons/day of fully bleached ECF pulp.
A 2D digital camera image detector is used to view an image of the line at standard frame rates of up to 30 frames per second with a camera exposure time of 15 milliseconds.
Taxpayers would be required to modify and redesign their compliance processes from gathering and analyzing book income/loss information to computing and describing book tax-differences to fit within the line item categories of the proposed form.
where L is the correlation length, b is the length of the Burgers vector b, [sigma] equals |sin[psi]| where [psi] is the angle between the line vector l of the dislocation and the vector g, where g is the diffraction vector at which Bragg's law holds exactly for the reflection considered (length g; for cubic material it holds: g = ([h.sup.2] + [k.sup.2] + [l.sup.2])[.sup.1/2]/[a.sub.0], where [a.sub.0] is the lattice parameter of the specimen).
New Jersey's IW League Day Camp uses the line "Big League Fun." For their travel program, targeted to older children, the line becomes "Bigger League Fun"