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placement

[plās′mənt]
Etymology: Fr, placer, to place
the positioning of a dental prosthesis, such as a removable denture in its planned site on the dental arch.

placement

(plās′mĭnt)
1. The positioning or implantation of a object, such as a catheter or stent, within or near a body part.
2. The assignment of a patient to a particular care facility, treatment program, or level of care.
3. The assignment of a student in a health profession to a specialized learning environment, such as a clinic, hospital, or ward, where he or she performs professional activities under supervision.

place·ment

(plāsmĕnt)
In dentistry, typically used to denote the insertion of a prosthesis.

placement,

n the act of placing an object (i.e., removable denture in its planned location on the dental arch).
placement, choice of path of,
n determination of the direction of placement and removal of a removable partial denture on its supporting oral structures, which can be varied by altering the plane to which the guiding abutment surfaces are made parallel. The choice is a compromise to best fulfill five demands: to subject abutment teeth to a minimum or no torquing force, to encounter the least interference, to provide needed retention, to establish adequate guiding-plane surfaces, and to provide acceptable aesthetics.
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But deals involving "non-accredited" investors--those who don't meet stated income or asset tests--require more disclosure, and as a rule, private placements require adherence to federal securities laws, as well as state "blue sky" laws governing investment disclosure.
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In the past, life insurance companies were the primary buyers of low-rated private placements, but most have stopped buying such issues, leaving many medium-sized borrowers with few alternatives for long-term debt financing.
These changes are pervasive and require a purposeful response from job placement professions who attempt to assist people with disabilities in securing and maintaining quality, challenging employment.
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Since its inception in 1968, the Projects With Industry (PWI) program, long recognized as one of the most successful means of providing placement services to people with disabilities, has placed more than 162,000 people with disabilities into competitive employment.
While the Association's new ratings do not modify reserve requirements for the highest-quality credits or increase the maximum required reserves, they do classify four additional intermediate levels of credit quality and accelerate the annual required additions to reserves for placements in these categories.
The keyword paid placement operates like traditional paid placement systems in that video publishers can purchase specific search keywords and associate their online video clips with those keywords.
Recasting the findings into categories of productivity skills and social skills, it appears that productivity problems accounted for about 38 percent of failed placements, while social problems accounted for about 23 percent.