leading+position

  • 1 Leading lights — (also known as range lights in the USA) are a pair of light beacons, used in position fixing and navigation to indicate a safe passage for vessels entering a shallow or dangerous channel.They consist of two lights that are separated in distance… …

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  • 2 leading edge — ˌleading ˈedge noun [singular] the area of activity where the most modern and advanced equipment and methods are used: • Software companies are on the leading edge of technology in very competitive markets. leading edge adjective : • leading edge …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 leading — I (guiding) adjective controlling, directing, implicational, implicative, implicatory, inferential, insinuating, insinuative, instructional, instructive, referential, regulating, steering, suggestive, supervising, supervisory associated concepts …

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  • 4 leading-edge — ˌleading ˈedge noun [singular] the area of activity where the most modern and advanced equipment and methods are used: • Software companies are on the leading edge of technology in very competitive markets. leading edge adjective : • leading edge …

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  • 5 leading edge, the — noun the most modern and advanced position in an activity or subject of research: be at the leading edge of something: Northern California is still at the leading edge of computer technology. ╾ ,leading edge adjective: leading edge technology …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 leading edge — [lēd′iŋ] n. 1. Aeron. the front edge of a propeller blade or airfoil ☆ 2. a position of leadership, as in cultural or technological advances …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 position — n. posture 1) to assume, take a position 2) an awkward, uncomfortable; comfortable position 3) a kneeling; lotus; lying; prone; sitting; squatting; straddle; supine position 4) the fetal, foetal position attitude 5) to assume, take a position 6)… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 8 Leading Sacred Harp music — The Sacred Harp musical tradition is unusual in choral music in that the task of leading it is not delegated to a single expert, but is rotated among participants. A number of customs related to leading can be traced to this democratic, non… …

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  • 9 Position line — A position line is a line that can be identified both on a nautical chart or aeronautical chart and by observation out on the surface of the earth. The intersection of two position lines is a fix that used in position fixing to identify the… …

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  • 10 Position — A market commitment; the number of contracts bought or sold for which no offsetting transaction has been entered into. The buyer of a commodity is said to have a long position and the seller of a commodity is said to have a short position .… …

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  • 11 position — A market commitment. A buyer of a futures contract is said to have a long position and, conversely, a seller of futures contracts is said to have a short position. Chicago Board of Trade glossary Open contracts indicating an interest in the… …

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  • 12 Leading line — A leading line is a line formed by a pair of marks, which are generally man made, that are used in position fixing and navigation, to indicate a safe passage through a shallow or dangerous channel.They are often used in the entrances to harbours… …

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  • 13 leading — lead·ing || lɪːdɪŋ n. act of one who leads; conducting; guiding, instructing; (Airplanes) directing toward the front of the path of an enemy plane n. lead covering; lead framing; thin strip of lead or other metal which is placed between… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14 leading and lagging — Techniques often used at the end of a financial year to enhance a cash position and reduce borrowing. This is achieved by arranging for the settlement of outstanding obligations to be accelerated (leading) or delayed (lagging) …

    Accounting dictionary

  • 15 leading and lagging — 1) Techniques often used at the end of a financial year to enhance a cash position and reduce borrowing. This is achieved by arranging for the settlement of outstanding obligations to be accelerated (leading) or delayed (lagging). 2) The use of… …

    Big dictionary of business and management

  • 16 leading line — A position line through, or advanced to pass through, the destination that is used as the required track …

    Aviation dictionary

  • 17 leading article — ˈlē noun 1. chiefly Britain : editorial compare leader 1f 2. : the article given the most significant position or most prominent display in a periodical …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 pole position — noun the most favorable position at the start of a race • Hypernyms: ↑position, ↑place * * * noun, pl ⋯ tions [count, noncount] : the front position at the start of a car race He won the pole position by having the fastest qualifying time. * * *… …

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  • 19 market-leading — UK US adjective [before noun] COMMERCE ► used to describe a company that sells the most of a product or service in a particular market, or the product, etc. itself: »He has taken the supermarket chain to today s market leading position …

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  • 20 Missionary position — This article is about the sex position. For the book by Christopher Hitchens, see The Missionary Position. The missionary position The missionary position is a man on top sex position usually described as the act in which the woman lies on her… …

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