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  • n. A poison pill giving current shareholders of the targeted company the right to purchase additional stock at a discount before a potential takeover, so that the potential acquirer risks discriminatory dilution in the target company. The threshold level therefore effectively sets a ceiling on the amount of stock that any shareholder can accumulate before launching a proxy contest.

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  • Spectral transmission of the lens was measured using an incandescent light source, a set of collimating lenses (D), a flip-in mirror

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  • Raymond scored his second goal on a blind flip-in from the neutral zone that flopped into the net off goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff's left arm ...

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  • A tender or exchange offer for all outstanding shares of the Company's Common Stock at a price and on terms determined to be fair and otherwise in the best interests of the company and its stockholders by a majority of the Company's independent directors will not trigger either the flip-in or flip-over provisions.

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  • - Danilo Gallinari buried two straight threes in the second quarter, then delivered a left-handed flip-in after a spinning right-block move in the third quarter looking far more like the confident shooter of a year ago and not the one of this preseason (including the first quarter, when he missed his first two) in an 18-point night.

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