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straddle

/strad·dle/ (strad´'l)
1. to extend over or across, to be on both sides.
2. to have one leg on each opposite side of something.
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30 Technique: Straddle OT's inside leg with toes at a depth of four yards.
Take a walkie straddle stacker, add a pantograph reach mechanism, and you have a walkie reach truck.
The straddle tracking capabilities complement other GainsKeeper FundTaxPro functionality currently integrated with Linedata MFact, including tracking, calculating and reporting of tax adjustments related to wash sales and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).
Top three contributors for the global straddle carrier market are elaborated below: Straddle carrier market in APAC: About 50% of the worlds largest ports (in terms of container handling) are located in APAC, making the region one of the most preferred locations for the stakeholders that operate in the container industry.
In fact, an investor can construct a straddle that will yield a profit if the investor has correctly predicted future price movements.
A straddle is defined as two or more "offsetting positions with respect to personal property," where one position provides a "substantial diminution" of the risk of loss from holding the other position (IRC section 1092[c][2][A]).
The Combilift straddle carrier has a 35 tonne capacity and offers complete independence for the transportation of containers and similarly oversized loads.
The straddle agreement between the parties would allow NGP to process natural gas delivered through Panhandle Eastern's Haven compressor station.
A spokesman for Peel said: "Our fleet of straddle carriers have an outstanding safety record and this is both a very unusual and isolated incident.
He said: "These straddle carriers have to be maintained every 2,000 hours of their working life.
Interests owned by an investor's spouse, partnership, S corporation, or trust of which the investor is a deemed owner are treated as owned by the investor for purposes of determining whether a tax straddle exists.
com)-- Air Technical Industries introduces a new adjustable straddle crane in 2000, 4000, and 6000 lbs.