Business / Finance / Open: Used in the context of general equities. Having either buy or sell interest at the indicated price level and side of a preceding trade. 'Open on the buy/sell sid' means looking for buyers/sellers (for someone who is a seller/buyer). Antithesis of clean.

Other Words for Open

Open Adjective Synonyms: ajar, gaping, agape, unfastened, unlocked, unbarred, unbolted, unlatched, unclosed
Open Verb Synonyms: unblock, clear, unobstruct, unclog, unstop

Buy On Opening

Business / Finance / Buy On Opening: Buying at the beginning of a trading session at a price within the opening range. MORE

Rough Opening

Business / Construction / Rough Opening: The horizontal and vertical measurement of a window or door opening before drywall or siding is installed. MORE

Open-Pot Method

Life Style / Coffee / Open-Pot Method: Brewing method in which the ground coffee is steeped (not boiled) in an open pot, and separated from the brewed coffee by settling or straining. MORE

Reopen An Issue

Business / Finance / Reopen An Issue: The Treasury, when it wants to sell additional securities, will occasionally sell more of an existing issue (reopen it) rather than offer a new issue. MORE

Open-Market Rates

Business / Finance / Open-Market Rates: Interest rates that are determined in the open market by supply and demand, as opposed to being set by the Federal Reserve Board. MORE

Open Pipe-Ventilated Machine

Technology / Motors / Open Pipe-Ventilated Machine: An open machine except that openings for admission of ventilating air are so arranged that inlet ducts or pipes can be connected to them. Air may be circulated by means integral with machine or by mea MORE