A small body of standing or stagnant water; a puddle.
similar to a hole although usually smaller; often formed in a succession of several pools in the larger streams falling from the plateau toward the valley; frequently used for swimming: Theolog's Pool.
Discrete areas where the water is relatively still and usually deeper than adjacent waters.
description for a deep flowing section of river. These regions are also called â€œholesâ€, and often contain the largest sized fish in a river.
Group of related financial instruments, such as mortgages, combined for resale...
A grouping of fencers or teams in a competition.
A collection of mortgage loans grouped by one or more similar characteristics.
An assigned group of cars used to satisfy the requirements of a particular customer at a specific location, a particular customer at no designated location, an agent at a specific location or a particular commodity at no specific location.
An organization of Insurers and Reinsurers that share the underwriting, premium, losses and expenses in agreed upon percentages. (See also, Syndicate.)
An organization of insurers or REINSURERs through which pool members underwrite particular types of risks with premiums, losses, and expenses shared in agreed amounts. Also ASSOCIATION, (UNDERWRITING) SYNDICATE.
General: a common supply or shared use of equipment, workers or money, a readily available supply. In logistics usually used for equipment which was bought by a number of participants and is shared by all of them.
( groupement d'assureurs) A group of insurance companies who unite to underwrite some particular risk or certain types of risks. The collecting of premiums, paying of losses and expenses involved are divided on an agreed basis.
In capital budgeting, the concept that investment projects are financed out of a pool of bonds, preferred stock, and common stock, and a weighted-average cost of capital must be used to calculate investment returns. In insurance, a group of insurers who share premiums and losses in order to spread risk. In investments, the combination of funds for the benefit of a common project, or a group of investors who use their combined influence to manipulate prices.
a big investment, and people now spend so much time in and around it, they want things that will last, not just one-season disposables,'' said Dan Lally, a spokesman for Frontgate
a large investment, and I'm pleased we trusted Pulliam with this investment
a lifetime investment and getting a proven, established company to do the job makes it a sound investment
the total money bet for wagers such as win, place, show and the exotics.
Total amount bet for each type of wager.
This is the total amount bet for win, place or show, or in a daily double.
total sum wagered.
A small and rather deep collection of (usually) fresh water, as one supplied by a spring, or occurring in the course of a stream; a reservoir for water; as, the pools of Solomon.
1) (noun) An underground reservoir containing or appearing to contain a common accumulation of oil and natural gas. A zone of a structure which is completely separated from any other zone in the same structure is a pool. 2) (verb) To combine two or more tracts of land into one unit for drilling purposes. This may be accomplished voluntarily, or through compulsion.
reservoir or group of reservoirs. The term is a misnomer in that hydrocarbons seldom exist in pools but rather in the pores of rock.
A subsurface oil accumulation.
a small lake; "the pond was too small for sailing"
a luxury item
a luxury, not a necessity
a luxury that the City cannot afford at this time
The stake played for in certain games of cards, billiards, etc.; an aggregated stake to which each player has contributed a snare; also, the receptacle for the stakes.
A game at billiards, in which each of the players stakes a certain sum, the winner taking the whole; also, in public billiard rooms, a game in which the loser pays the entrance fee for all who engage in the game; a game of skill in pocketing the balls on a pool table.
(pot) The money accumulated throughout play. Usually players contribute ( ante up) at the beginning of play, and sometimes throughout the game, as in Poker. At the end of play, the pool is awarded to the winner.
The counters used to represent the influence and status a Methuselah has. A player is ousted from the game if she loses the last counter in her pool.
Any gambling or commercial venture in which several persons join.
A combination of persons contributing money to be used for the purpose of increasing or depressing the market price of stocks, grain, or other commodities; also, the aggregate of the sums so contributed; as, the pool took all the wheat offered below the limit; he put $10,000 into the pool.
To put together; to contribute to a common fund, on the basis of a mutual division of profits or losses; to make a common interest of; as, the companies pooled their traffic.
To combine or contribute with others, as for a commercial, speculative, or gambling transaction.
(n.) A homogeneous collection of resources from which each resource can be allocated and might later be returned to the collection. See also database connection pool, resource pool, storage pool, thread pool.
a collection of DJs that provides feedback to labels in exchange for advance music
a collection or a block of loans
A collection of mortgage loans assembled by an originator or master servicer as the basis for a security. Ginnie Mae, Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac pass-through securities are identified by a number assigned by the issuing agency.
POPULATION: may use with STATISTIC; may be animals, people, though NOT schools; geographic name may appear in the subject field. POVERTY: stories about the poor, general or specific PRESS CONFERENCE: use if the story features a mass interview with the President, Governor or some other official; AFTER it has occurred PRISON: includes jails; NOT used for escapes PRO: for professional sports; contrast with SCHOOL and COLLEGE. (see also SPORTS TERMS) PROBE: official investigation; may include police investigations PROFILE: used if there is significant historical data about a business or non-profit group; may also use where a person or organization is the subject of the story in detail; may also use BIOGRAPHY PROFESSION: discussion of an activity as a profession; may be blue or white collar PROPOSED: use only for tangible objects, e.g. roads, bridges, stadiums. PROTEST: includes demonstrations, organized boycotts, petition drives; NOT for individual statements such as hunger strikes
A camera crew and reporter(s) assigned to cover a story or event on behalf of all media and to share materials with them. Often used when tight space and security are considerations or when it is unlikely that any "news" will be made.
an organization of people or resources that can be shared; "a car pool"; "a secretarial pool"; "when he was first hired he was assigned to the pool"
A certain number of reporters or one reporter who goes out and represents everyone else. For example, a high-interest court case, a presidential appearance or a concert may not have room for all the journalists who want to cover it, so the organizers may restrict coverage to a press pool. Pool coverage is usually shared with other media outlets.
In rifle shooting, a contest in which each competitor pays a certain sum for every shot he makes, the net proceeds being divided among the winners.
An arrangement between parties who are normally competitors to ix the price of a commodity and / or to control its production and marketing.
See Commodity Pool.
The market for bulk trading of electricity in England and Wales prior to the commencement of the new electricity trading arrangement
The electricity market that was created following the privatisation of the industry. This market operates in England and Wales. It is administered mainly by the National Grid Company, with representatives from all Pool members. Pool members include licensed generators, licensed suppliers, transmission agents, and distribution agents.
North of England term for a canal pound.
A form of co-operation between ship owners. The owners place their vessels in a joint operation where the net revenues are divided between the participants according to an agreed formula.
A payment system under which revenues collected by local exchange carriers are not kept, but instead are combined and redistributed based on factors such as local exchange carriersÂ' cost of providing service. There are various state pools, as well as the interstate pools administered by the National Exchange Carrier Association. At the end of the monthly pooling process, each participation local exchange carrier either owes monies to the pool or is due monies from the pool. The National Exchange Carrier Association pool, but after April 1989 carriers were given the option to withdraw from the pool and file their own common carrier line and/or traffic sensitive tariffs.
Term sometimes used to refer to the generation dispatch area, and the associated settlement system, that is coordinated by a System Operator and based on bids to sell and offers to purchase submitted by market participants.
British for pot.
in English poker this is what the pot is referred to.
a dCache component responsible for a contigous disk area
An area of flatwater without rapids.
An area of flatwater between rapids.
a intriguing business and studying more about it can be extremely fulfilling
a intriguing industry and studying more about it is extremely advantageous
an advantage to some, a disadvantage to others
a lot of fun
a lot of work," she continues
(or seed pool) A term used to identify the passage level of a virus (e.g., poliovirus) that has been manipulated (or attenuated) in the laboratory. Sometimes also used, loosely, to describe the production lots (of vaccine), made from a numbered viral pool (e.g., pool 2A of vaccine would mean vaccine produced from the 2A viral seed pool).