(n.) The upright piece of a step, from tread to tread.
(n.) Any small upright face, as of a seat, platform, veranda, or the like.
(n.) A shaft excavated from below upward.
(n.) A feed head. See under Feed, n.
(1) Semiconductor maker CSR has dropped 2.5%, but its larger rival ARM is the biggest riser on the FTSE 100, up 1.8% Billions has already been wiped off tech stocks in recent days, on fears that prices have been driven too high in recent months.
(2) Precious metal miners were among the risers as investors bought gold and silver, while pharmaceutical stocks moved higher as the threat of Hillary Clinton’s price controls disappeared.
(3) Other issues include dry risers – the water outlets inside buildings for firefighters to use – being damaged, residents replacing their own front doors with non-standard ones, and a lack of fire notices or signs.
(4) In the latest sign that McDonald’s is trying to consolidate its control of the coveted breakfast market, the fast food chain has applied to trademark a new word that could appeal to late morning risers everywhere: “McBrunch.” The application, which the maker of the Egg McMuffin filed on 23 July, signals at the very least an interest in expanding what has been one of the company’s fastest-growing and most profitable day segments.
(5) In the gliding movement into maximum intercuspation, the difference of the canine riser showed no consistent change in the muscle activity.
(6) Steeper canine risers caused a reduction of the muscle activity when compared with the more flat guidance.
(7) Without artificial pumping, trapping of rainfall with flapgate risers aided in eliminating oviposition sites but still allowed mosquito production in some marsh locations.
(8) US said to allow drilling without needed permits 14 May BP plans to insert a 4in-tube into the ruptured 21in riser pipe that would take the oil to the surface.
(9) However the relative relationships between the individual muscles as well as the working-side muscle and nonworking-side muscle remained unchanged with all canine risers.
(10) Terms such as "stress-riser fracture" and "Young's modulus fracture" have been applied.
(11) The bank's shares – down a third this year and hit by fraud allegations brought by the New York attorney general in June – rose 4% to 228.4p and were the biggest risers in the FTSE 100.
(12) In the present experiment the perceived and attained absolute and relative (riser height divided by leg length) action boundaries were significantly affected by hip joint flexibility.
(13) Rolls-Royce and Imperial Tobacco, which were hit by the strength of the pound last year, were both among the top risers.
(14) Protesters criticise Drax over use of subsidies for coal and wood power Read more Drax’s planned investments were welcomed by the City, with shares closing up 12% at 311p – the biggest riser of the day on the FTSE 250.
(15) BP engineers today began the slow process of trying to fit a smaller tube inside the crumpled riser pipe on the ocean floor to try to siphon oil to the surface.
(16) Banks were among the biggest risers on the FTSE 100 this morning, with Lloyds Banking Group gaining 2.95% to 77.89p, Royal Bank of Scotland up 2.8% at 49.9p, Barclays rising 2.79% to 328p and HSBC 1.7% higher at 672.5p.
(17) Shares in the UK’s biggest retailer leapt nearly 7% to 155p on Tuesday, making it the biggest riser in the FTSE 100, as analysts said the industry market share data suggested sales at established Tesco stores were level, and might even have risen, over the festive period.
(18) On each subject the lateral gliding movements were carried out while maintaining the occlusal contact on the canine riser.
(19) We have reported the case of a nonunion of a clavicle fracture in which the Dacron had eroded the bone and acted as a stress riser contributing to the fracture.
(20) As explained at 7.44am, it's not clear how Pfizer can raise its offer again under City rules 8.25am BST Garry White (@GarryWhite) Not longer a Pfizer riser: #AstraZeneca shares fall 13.1% after management rejected "final" offer from US group May 19, 2014 8.17am BST This charts shows how AstraZeneca's shares have tumbled right back to their level in late April, after Pfizer made its first approach (but before it raised it).
(v.) A track; a trail; a way; a path; also, passage; travel; resort.
(v.) Business of any kind; matter of mutual consideration; affair; dealing.
(v.) Specifically: The act or business of exchanging commodities by barter, or by buying and selling for money; commerce; traffic; barter.
(v.) The business which a person has learned, and which he engages in, for procuring subsistence, or for profit; occupation; especially, mechanical employment as distinguished from the liberal arts, the learned professions, and agriculture; as, we speak of the trade of a smith, of a carpenter, or mason, but not now of the trade of a farmer, or a lawyer, or a physician.
(v.) Instruments of any occupation.
(v.) A company of men engaged in the same occupation; thus, booksellers and publishers speak of the customs of the trade, and are collectively designated as the trade.
(v.) The trade winds.
(v.) Refuse or rubbish from a mine.
(v. i.) To barter, or to buy and sell; to be engaged in the exchange, purchase, or sale of goods, wares, merchandise, or anything else; to traffic; to bargain; to carry on commerce as a business.
(v. i.) To buy and sell or exchange property in a single instance.
(v. i.) To have dealings; to be concerned or associated; -- usually followed by with.
(v. t.) To sell or exchange in commerce; to barter.
() imp. of Tread.
(1) He voiced support for refugees, trade unions, council housing, peace, international law and human rights.
(2) "There is … a risk that the political, trade, and gas frictions with Russia could lead to strong deterioration in economic relations between the two countries, with a significant drop in Ukraine's exports to and imports from Russia.
(3) Over the past 20 years the rag-and-bone trade has had a makeover.
(4) The choice is partly technical – what kind of trading arrangement do we want with the EU?
(5) The young European idealist who helped Leon Brittan, the British EU commissioner, to negotiate Chinese entry to the World Trade Organisation, also found his Spanish lawyer wife in Brussels.
(6) Analysts have trimmed their profit forecasts for this year with trading profits of £3.3bn pencilled in compared with £3.5bn in 2012-13.
(7) "It will strike consumers as unfair that whilst the company is still trading, they are unable to use gift cards and vouchers," he said.
(8) George Osborne said the 146,000 fall in joblessness marked "another step on the road to full employment" but Labour and the Trades Union Congress (TUC) seized on news that earnings were failing to keep pace with prices.
(9) They could go out and trade for a pitcher such as the New York Mets’ Bartolo Colón , an obvious choice despite his 41 years, but he would come with an $11m price tag for next season and have to pass through the waiver wires process first – considering the wily mood Billy Beane is in this year, the A’s could be the team that blocks such a move.
(10) Bob Farnsworth, president of Nashville, Tennessee-based Hummingbird Productions, told trade publication Variety that the film was set for release in 2015 and would star Karolyn Grimes, who played George Bailey's daughter in the original film.
(11) Minimum investment is £200, and the share prospectus states that interest of 6% will be paid from year three of trading.
(12) Chadwick felt that Customs and Trading Standards needed to continue their war on illegal tobacco – if not, efforts to tackle smoking could be undermined.
(13) Eight of the UK's biggest supermarkets have signed up to a set of principles following concerns that they were "failing to operate within the spirit of the law" over special offers and promotions for food and drink, the Office of Fair Trading has said.
(14) By sharing insights and best practice expertise through [the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Sustainability Action Plan] esap and other platforms, Wrap believes business models such as trade-in services will be a reality in the next three to five years.” The actions of the 51 signatories to esap include: implementing new business models such as take-back and resale; extending product durability; and gaining greater value from reuse and recycling.
(15) The Macassans traded iron, tobacco, cloth and gin for access to Yolngu waters.
(16) Speaking at The Carbon Show in London today, Philippe Chauvancy, director at climate exchange BlueNext, said that the announcement last week that it is to develop China's first standard for voluntary emission reduction projects alongside the government-backed China Beijing Environmental Exchange, could lay the foundations for a voluntary cap-and-trade scheme.
(17) During evidence in chief, he said the only people who would amend a settlement or information about a trade would be "the person who knew of the transaction, who would be the trader."
(18) According to research by Tiga, the trade body representing the UK games industry, women make up just 12% of the development workforce in Britain – a percentage reflected by similar surveys in the US and Canada.
(19) • Criminal sanctions should be introduced for anyone who attempts to manipulate Libor by amending the Financial Services and Market Act to allow the FSA to prosecute manipulation of the rate • The new body that oversees the administration of Libor, replacing the BBA, should introduce a "code of conduct" that requires submissions to be corroborated by trade data • Libor is set by a panel of banks asked the price at which they expect to borrow over 15 periods, from overnight to 12 months, in 10 currencies.
(20) All have territorial disputes with Beijing over the South China Sea , a route for about $4.5tn (£3.4tn) in trade that the US is concerned China wants to fully control.