- Stock (disambiguation)
Stock can refer to:
Supply and inventory - "the equipment, materials, or supplies of an establishment" or "a store or supply accumulated or available", as in:
Livestockkept on a farm, also
Foundation bloodstock, the animals used as a genetic base for a breed.
Stock (food), a soup and flavoring base
Stock cube, a dehydrated form of the above, known as bouillon cubes in the U.S.
Inventory, a term for "finished goods", or sometimes raw material kept in storage.
Stock (cards), the common pile of undealt playing cardsfrom which players draw in a number of card games.
* Stock media, set material which can be used by other people (and is sometimes created for the purpose), either for free or for a set fee. Examples include:
Stock sound effects
** Packs/downloads for 3D design programs such as Poser or
3D Studio Max.
Raw stock, unexposed cinema film
Rolling stockas used in railway operation
*Stock, the base material used in some fabrication work, such as wood for woodworking, a mix of fibres, chemicals and water used for papermaking or the metal used in a welding application.
*Correspondence stock used for letter writing.
Fish stocksrefers to a fish population in a defined area which is of interest to fishery managers.
Abstract supply and inventory --
economics, finance, accounting, and systems dynamicsuse the term stock to refer to a quantity that has been accumulated from a flow of some other quantity. Examples include:
* a share of ownership in a company. See
Alec Stock, English football manager
Alfred Stock, German inorganic chemist
Brian Stock, footballer
Franz Stock, German priest in Paris during World War II
P. J. Stock, American hockey player
Robert Stock, German entrepreneur
Stock, Essexis a village in the county of Essex, England.
*Stock Township is the name of townships in the
U.S. stateof Ohio's Harrison and Noble counties.
Stock (Middle-earth), a village in the Shire of J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium
Stocks Houseis a country house in Aldbury, Hertfordshirewhich was the setting for the album cover of Oasis' " Be Here Now"
Stock, Podlaskie Voivodeship(north-east Poland)
*Stocks (plants) "
Matthiola" - a genus of flowering plants
*Garden stock, "
Matthiola incana" - a common garden plant
*Night-scented stock "
Matthiola bicornis" - a common garden plant
Virginia stock- a garden plant, "Malcolmia maritima"
*An album by Japanese singer
Akina Nakamori- see STOCK (music)
Stock (publishing house)
OriginalStock may also mean "the original (as a person, race, or language) from which others derive", as in:
Rootstock, a stump used for grafting
*(Linguistic) stock, a group of related
languages or language families
automotiveparts as provided by OEMs.
Stock car, a racing car that has not been modified from its original factory configuration.
*The wooden arms that the sails of a
Windmillare fitted to.
*The American form of
repertorytheatre as practiced in England.
necktiepopular in the eighteenth century, often seen today as a part of formal wear for horseriding competitions.
Stock (cage), a device used to restrain livestock while receiving medical treatment/
Stocks, a device used for public humiliation, punishment, and torture.
*A grappling term for a type of spinal lock.
geologyrefers to a medium sized igneous intrusion with outcrop area less than about 100 km².
*Another term for
Fernet Stockis a herbal bittersmade in Plzeň- Božkov, Czech Republicand in Triest, Italy.
STOCK- softwarefor fixed assets managementand stock control.
* In Western European folklore, a
changelingmade from glamorized wood, leaves or earth by the fairieswhich would soon appear to grow sick and die.
* [http://www.webster.com/dictionary/stock "stock"] , Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. Accessed
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