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Pattern

A technical chart formation used to make market predictions by following the price movements of securities.
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Pattern

The graphical representation on a chart of a trend in security prices. Technical analysts identify patterns for a security and predict future price movements in part by matching current patterns with previous patterns.
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* As evidenced by WLI, the wear patterns for the top ring side and the top ring groove surface on the piston were complimentary.
Wear patterns of teeth Intercanine distance arch form pattern of missing teeth teeth dimension varies among individuals.
Figures 4 and 5 present the wear patterns when normal tapes were used.
Wear Pattern: Wear on lateral heel and medial forefoot.
Always be on guard with catastrophic failure that the real cause is not one of the other wear patterns. It is not unusual for a different wear pattern to develop and if this other wear pattern goes unnoticed, it propagates to the point where the insert fails completely.
Like Grissom, Holmes loved putting his crime scene evidence under the magnifying glass, checking out footprints, soil samples, and the wear pattern on a pair of boots.
Its ScramblePad is an access control reader that scrambles the digits on the control pad so bystanders cannot learn the code by watching the pattern; scrambling also prevents a wear pattern on the buttons.
You will see a more consistent wear pattern for the machine, and any backlash that occurs can be taken up correctly through the control.
* Tires: even wear pattern, adequate tread depth, proper inflation, spare
The longevity and wear pattern of the tread depends on how the tire is used (load, speed, road surface, condition of the vehicle, driving style, etc.), but especially on proper contact with the ground.
This is a very significant observation because if everything isn't lined up right you'll be able to see a wear pattern.
If you roll in or out as you walk, it might be evident in an uneven wear pattern on your shoes.