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Stock

(stok),
Wolfgang, German ophthalmologist, 1874-1956. See: Spielmeyer-Stock disease.

stock

(stok),
All the populations of organisms derived from an isolate without any implication of homogeneity or characterization.
[A.S. stoc]

stock

  1. a rooted stem into which a SCION is inserted for grafting (see GRAFT). 2 a mating group used in a breeding programme.

stock,

n initial material used to create a homeopathic remedy via dilution or trituration.

stock

(stok)
All the populations of organisms derived from an isolate without any implication of homogeneity or characterization.
[A.S. stoc]

stock

livestock.

stock equivalents
units of livestock measurement used when budgeting feed or assessing productive capacity. All forms of livestock are expressed in terms of one of them, e.g. dry sheep equivalents.
stock guard
used in lieu of a gate; consists of a pit fitted with steel rollers close enough together to make a satisfactory crossing for a motor vehicle but sufficient to deter livestock. Called also cattle grid.
stock horse
a riding horse used to work cattle, sheep or other horses. Small stature, light weight, wiry, fast for a short distance, agile, mostly bay. Called also cow pony, cutting horse.
stock and station agent
person conducting a rural store dealing in implements, supplies and livestock pertaining to agricultural pursuits of all kinds.
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The recent operation also revealed that the partial stock-takings carried out in the past were done only on paper and some boxes were not even opened.
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Amy Reay, 25, from Hylton Castle in Sunderland, will fly to Norway in August as part of an eight week programme with Retail Grocery Inventory Service (RGIS) to work for a range of retailers in their stock-taking departments.
The taxable persons must record stock-taking in a stock --taking file of their firm and keep it for seven years, the announcement concludes.
The workshop will also concentrate on stock-taking and stock-holders consultations for the UNFCCC mandated activities undertaken, initiated or planned for adaptation to the mitigation of climate change.
A stock-taking company with clients all over Europe has expanded its Black Country base to meet demand.