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Cryptocurrency

A cryptocurrency, crypto-currency, or crypto is a digital currency designed to work as a medium of exchange through a computer network that is not reliant on any central authority, such as a government or bank, to uphold or maintain it. Individual coin ownership records are stored in a digital ledger, which is a computerized database using strong cryptography to secure transaction records, to control the creation of additional coins, and to verify the transfer of coin ownership.
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Stocks

Stocks are feet restraining devices that were used as a form of corporal punishment and public humiliation.
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Cryptocurrency

An asset in digital form, created according to a predetermined algorithm that limits supply and capable of being exchanged through a decentralized network of computers that verify transactions by exchanging encrypted messages.
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Stocks

A supply accumulated for future use; a store.
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Cryptocurrency

Such assets considered collectively.
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Stocks

The total merchandise kept on hand by a merchant, commercial establishment, warehouse, or manufacturer.
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Cryptocurrency

A digital currency based on a cryptographic system.
Bitcoin was the first decentralized cryptocurrency.
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Stocks

All the animals kept or raised on a farm; livestock.
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Stocks

All the aquatic animals kept or raised in an aquaculture operation.
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Stocks

A population of wild animals, especially of a species that is also farmed
Interactions between hatchery fish and wild stocks.
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Stocks

A kind of financial security granting rights of ownership in a corporation, such as a claim to a portion of the assets and earnings of the corporation and the right to vote for the board of directors. Stock is issued and traded in units called shares.
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Stocks

The stock issued by a particular company
A mutual fund that invests in technology stocks.
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Stocks

Chiefly British The money invested in a corporation, including debt and equity.
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Stocks

Chiefly British A bond, especially a government bond.
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Stocks

The trunk or main stem of a tree or another plant.
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Stocks

A plant or stem onto which a graft is made.
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Stocks

A plant or tree from which cuttings and slips are taken.
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Stocks

The original progenitor of a family line.
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Stocks

The descendants of a common ancestor; a family line, especially of a specified character
Comes from farming stock.
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Stocks

Ancestry or lineage; antecedents.
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Stocks

The type from which a group of animals or plants has descended.
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Stocks

A race, family, or other related group of animals or plants.
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Stocks

An ethnic group or other major division of the human race.
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Stocks

A group of related languages.
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Stocks

A group of related families of languages.
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Stocks

The raw material out of which something is made.
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Stocks

Paper used for printing.
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Stocks

The broth in which meat, fish, bones, or vegetables are simmered for a relatively long period, used as a base in preparing soup, gravy, or sauces.
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Stocks

A main upright part, especially a supporting structure or block.
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Stocks

Stocks(Nautical) The timber frame that supports a ship during construction.
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Stocks

Often stocks A frame in which a horse or other animal is held for shoeing or for veterinary treatment.
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Stocks

Stocks A device consisting of a heavy timber frame with holes for confining the ankles and sometimes the wrists, formerly used for punishment.
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Stocks

(Nautical) A crosspiece at the end of the shank of an anchor.
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Stocks

The wooden block from which a bell is suspended.
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Stocks

The rear wooden, metal, or plastic handle or support of a rifle, pistol, or automatic weapon, to which the barrel and mechanism are attached.
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Stocks

The long supporting structure and mooring beam of field-gun carriages that trails along the ground to provide stability and support.
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Stocks

A handle, such as that of a whip, a fishing rod, or various carpentry tools.
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Stocks

The frame of a plow, to which the share, handles, coulter, and other parts are fastened.
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Stocks

A theatrical stock company.
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Stocks

The repertoire of such a company.
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Stocks

A theater or theatrical activity, especially outside of a main theatrical center
A small role in summer stock.
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Stocks

(Botany) Any of several Eurasian and Mediterranean plants of the genus Matthiola in the mustard family, especially M. incana, widely cultivated for its clusters of showy, fragrant, variously colored flowers.
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Stocks

(Games) The portion of a pack of cards or of a group of dominoes that is not dealt out but is drawn from during a game.
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Stocks

(Geology) A body of intrusive igneous rock of which less than 100 square kilometers (40 square miles) is exposed.
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Stocks

(Zoology) A compound organism, such as a colony of zooids.
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Stocks

Personal reputation or status
A teacher whose stock with the students is rising.
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Stocks

Confidence or credence
I put no stock in that statement.
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Stocks

A long white neckcloth worn as part of a formal riding habit.
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Stocks

A broad scarf worn around the neck, especially by certain clerics.
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Stocks

Rolling stock.
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Stocks

To supply (a shop) with merchandise.
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Stocks

To supply (a farm) with livestock.
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Stocks

To fill (a stream, for example) with fish.
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Stocks

To keep for future sale or use.
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Stocks

To provide (a rifle, for example) with a stock.
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Stocks

(Obsolete) To put (someone) in the stocks as a punishment.
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Stocks

To gather and lay in a supply of something
Stock up on canned goods.
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Stocks

To put forth or sprout new shoots. Used of a plant.
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Stocks

Kept regularly in stock
A stock item.
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Stocks

Repeated regularly without any thought or originality; routine
A stock answer.
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Stocks

Employed in dealing with or caring for stock or merchandise
A stock clerk.
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Stocks

Of or relating to the raising of livestock
Stock farming.
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Stocks

Used for breeding
A stock mare.
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Stocks

Of or relating to a stock company or its repertoire.
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Stocks

Of or being a conventional character or situation that recurs in many literary or cinematic works.
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Stocks

Plural of stock
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Stocks

(plurale tantum) A device, similar to a pillory, formerly used for public humiliation and punishment.
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Stocks

The frame upon which a ship is built, and from which it is launched.
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Stocks

A wooden instrument of punishment on a post with holes for the neck and hands; offenders were locked in and so exposed to public scorn
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