In The Box

Business / Finance / In The Box: Often used in risk arbitrage. Company that has become the target of a takeover, and whose stock has now become a speculative issue.

Other Words for Box

Box Verb Synonyms: crate, encase, package
Box Noun Synonyms: case, receptacle, crate, carton, container, casket, coffer, caddy, chest
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The Adjective Synonyms: drama, the stage, dramaturgy, dramatic or Thespian or histrionic art(s), the boards, show business, showbiz
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Selling Short Against The Box

Business / Finance / Selling Short Against The Box: Selling short stock that is actually owned by the seller but held in the box, meaning it is held in safekeeping. The seller borrows securities needed to cover as the stock in the box may be inaccessib MORE

The Box

Entertainment / Football / The Box: An area on the defensive side of the ball, directly opposite the offensive linemen and about 5 yards deep; having 8 players in the box means bringing in a defensive back, normally the strong safety, t MORE

Bandpass Box

Technology / Home Audio / Bandpass Box: An enclosure that is specifically tuned to give maximum energy to a very limited range of frequencies, usually the lowest. In this arrangement, the woofers are fully enclosed in the box with the sound MORE

Palindromes

Life Style / Poetry / Palindromes: Thomas blount's english dictionary (1656) explains that 'palindromes (gr.) Are those sentences or verses, where the syllables are the same backward as forward. As a noble lady in queen elizabeths time MORE

Palinode

Entertainment / Literature / Palinode: Singing again): A poem, song, or section of a poem or song in which the poet renounces or retracts his words in an earlier work. Usually this is meant to apologize or counterbalance earlier material. MORE

Palindrome

Science / Biology / Palindrome: A sequence that reads the same in either direction; in genetics, refers to an enzyme recognition sequence that reads the same on both strands of DNA. MORE

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