holding holding  /ˈhoʊl dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of retaining something
  2. (n) something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone

Usage(s):

  1. Of course, another factor associated with longer holding times is the consumption of pure oxygen beforehand.
  2. The New Deal's Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 is a knout which can be used to flay the backs of investment bankers holding controlling blocks of utilities stock.
  3. It's harder to find a romance where they dwell on the hand-holding.

News

  1. Luxoft Holding, Inc Announces Launch of Initial Public Offering

    Luxoft Holding, Inc announced today that it has commenced an initial public offering of 4,092,070 Class A ordinary shares pursuant to a registration statement on Form F-1 filed with the U.S.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. MB Holding Company LLC ("MB") Announces Closing of Standby Commitment for the Rights Offering of Nautilus Minerals Inc ...

    MB Holding Company LLC ("MB") Announces Closing of Standby Commitment for the Rights Offering of Nautilus Minerals Inc. ("Nautilus")
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Independence Holding Company (IHC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 13, 2013

    Independence Holding Company ( IHC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.035 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2013. Shareholders who
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "It's not about him leaving," Gilbert said. "It's the disrespect. It's time for people to hold these athletes accountable for their actions. Is this the way you raise your children? I've been holding this all in for a long time."
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Dan Gilbert Source: Technorati (blog)

  2. "I don't know if China is any different, but our relationship with China is certainly different," Mr. Cafferty said, according to CNN. "We're in hock to the Chinese up to our eyeballs because of the war in Iraq, for one thing. They're holding...
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: Jack Cafferty Source: New York Times

  3. Jeffrey Meldrum, a prominent Bigfoot researcher, told science journal Scientific American: "I'm extremely sceptical about this Bigfoot claim. I've had interactions with Tom Biscardi [a well-known Bigfoot hunter who is holding the press conference]...
    on Aug 14, 2008 By: D Jeffrey Meldrum Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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