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Tier

A group of securities according to company size or quality. For example, blue chip stocks may belong in one tier, while startup stocks belong in another. See also: Secondary stock, Credit rating.

tier

A grouping of securities, usually by company size or security quality. See also secondary stock.

tier

A row of townships extending east and west. See public land survey system.

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Customs officials inspect off-road equipment at the port of entry and will not allow machines without labels that correspond to the tier level in place at time of manufacture.
It's a great time to be a highly competent Tier Two or Three because the market is finally coming back to their business design.
Most important, we propose a third tier element to the acquisition process that is designed to respond quickly to the modern enemy's decision cycle, which has demonstrated an ability to pivot inside the DoD's ability to field technical solutions, thus neutralizing many historically capable systems.
The aim of that study, according to Michael Bush, head of minority purchasing for Lockheed Martin, was to develop a model the Development of Defense could use for evaluating the "total spend" on minority purchasing in large projects--not just the Tier I purchasing which Lockheed Martin and other government contractors are required to report.
In conclusion, potential effects on the thyroid hormone system should in principle be detected by rodent mammalian Tier 1 screening.
is a Tier One producer of injection molded fascia and door-handle trim, primarily for GM.
Global Tier was born out of the Founder's experience working for a Big Six consulting firm where they experienced the value of beginning business process improvement and technology initiatives with an understanding of the business environment, challenges, and opportunities before designing and engineering a solution.
This scene repeats itself thousands of times per night: The Tier 1 operational support person detects a fault and awakens an expert in Tier 2 support to resolve it and who must now make a choice:
Currently, an allocation to a partner under the first tier represents a liability equal to his share of partnership minimum gain under Sec.
Tier undertakes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements.
Storage Cost: Utilizing ATA storage instead of Tier I storage to interface with the media server provides a huge savings in storage acquisition and operational costs--with ATA typically 1/10 the cost of Tier I storage.
By releasing Tier 3 engines ahead of other engine suppliers, Cummins believes this will enable original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in China to demonstrate they are fully capable of moving ahead to meet emissions standards comparable to that of North America, Europe and Japan.