Publicly Held

Business / Finance / Publicly Held: Describes a company whose stock is held by the public, whether individuals or business entities.

Handheld Device Markup Language (HDML)

Technology / Cell Phones / Handheld Device Markup Language (HDML): A specialized version of HTML designed to enable wireless pagers, cell phones and other handheld devices to obtain information from Web pages. HDML was developed by (formerly Unwired Planet) MORE

Held At The Opening

Business / Finance / Held At The Opening: Demands for securities to hedge particular sources of consumption risk, beyond the usual mean-variance diversification motivation. MORE


Technology / Television (TV) / Hand-Held: A technique in which the camera is held by the camera operator, rather than fixed to a camera mount such as a tripod or dolly. MORE

Closely Held Shares

Business / Finance / Closely Held Shares: A company who has a small group of controling shareholders. In contrast, a widely-held firm has many shareholders. It is difficult or impossible to wage a proxy battle for any closely-held firm. MORE

Closely Held Company

Business / Finance / Closely Held Company: A corporation whose voting stock is owned by only a few shareholders. MORE

Held Ball

Entertainment / Basketball / Held Ball: When two opposing players both possess the basketball but neither one can gain sole possession. In the NBA, the ball is blown dead and a jump ball restarts play. College teams use the alternate-posses MORE