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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,

n a security certificate that represents an equity ownership in a corporation.

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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manufacturing of a wide variety of products in small quantities, quick delivery, and stockless production) while maintaining its tradition of diversification both to develop new business systems and create competitive advantages.
This stockless vehicle supply system which aims to deliver to a customer an ordered vehicle in five days is based on a radical new concept including a tremendous level of modularity, joining methods and novel integration approaches.
By operating as a stockless inventory-management system with their supply chain partners at Cardinal Health, TCMC mitigates the cost of storing, maintaining and distributing supplies.
The application of IT has been shown to aid cross-functional workflow (Monge & Fulk, 1995), concurrent engineering (Davidow & Malone, 1992), and stockless production (Piore, 1994).
The retailer also is equipped to provide a broad range of products with its stockless business model.
There has also been a fall in sales from dealer stock, which is inevitable as more and more dealers become stockless.
Description: Winchester privatized its city office supply system, replacing it with a stockless supply system.
Allen Bradley's CIM showcase uses stockless production, advanced machine diagnostics and next-day shipping.
In addition to keeping wholesaler records current to ensure that products are stored and shipped productively, drug distributors can use the information to support stockless programs and reduce inventory at the pharmacy level.
As Des Garets[11] has clearly demonstrated, French retailing companies have gradually developed a dual management system depending on the products involved: when the products cannot be stored over long periods (fresh products) and/or when dealing with fast moving lines, companies tend to transit through stockless platforms - this is QR management; on the other hand, when products with a distant sell-by date are offered by the suppliers, with particularly attractive promotions (cleaning products), they are bought in very large quantifies and stored - this is forecast planning based on an anticipated demand.
Management specs for stockless production", Harvard Business Review, Vol.