Lighten Up

Business / Finance / Lighten Up: Selling some part of a stock or bond position in a portfolio to realize capital gains or to losses or increase cash assets.

Other Words for Lighten

Lighten Verb Synonyms: illuminate, brighten, light up
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Squaring Up

Entertainment / Basketball / Squaring Up: When a player's shoulders are facing the basket as he releases the ball for a shot; considered the best shooting position. MORE

Stabilized Display (North-Upward)

Technology / Radar / Stabilized Display (North-Upward): A ppi display in which the orientation of the relative motion presentation is fixed to an unchanging reference (north). This display is north-upward, normally. In an unstabilized display, the orientat MORE

Stand Up To

Business / Finance / Stand Up To: Applies mainly to international equities. Taxes on foreign transactions, usually a percentage of total transaction amount, that can be unilateral or bilateral in nature. MORE

Spread Leg Forward Fold (Upavista Konasana)

Health / Yoga / Spread Leg Forward Fold (Upavista Konasana): A seated pose. Sitting, spread the legs as wide as possible. Lower your upper body down until it touches the floor between legs. Arms should be kept straight, close to your ears. MORE

Split-Coupon Bond

Business / Finance / Split-Coupon Bond: (1) Purchases or sales shared with others. (2) Division of the outstanding shares of a corporation into a large number of shares. Ordinarily, splits must be proposed by directors and approved by share MORE

Soup Kitchen-Food Bank Program

Business / Agriculture / Soup Kitchen-Food Bank Program: Originally authorized under the Hunger Prevention Act of 1988 to buy commodities for soup kitchens and food banks not participating in the Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP). Program authority w MORE

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