Each syndicate has a chase boat that serves a variety of functions. The tender tows the racing boat out to the course, and then follows the boat around the course. The following may be on board: a weather expert, gathering information for future analysis; a rules or tactical expert, observing and making notes for training and debriefing the skipper and crew; and a sail designer, taking photos and gathering information to assist in the ongoing design process.
A smaller vessel used to move passengers to and from the ship and shore when the ship is at anchor. Some cruise ports, due either to limited docking facilities or harbor depths, require ships to anchor offshore, necessitating the use of tenders to transport passengers ashore. Passengers with certain disabilities may be restricted in their use of tenders.
Small vessel used to transport passengers and/or crew or supplies to and from shore when ship is at anchor. Most large ships carry their own tenders, which are maintained as lifeboats in case of an emergency.
A small boat used to transport equipment and crew from shore to the ACC [each syndicate has a chase boat that serves a variety of functions : it tows the racing boat out to the course, follows the boat around the course...].
A vessel is said to be tender if it has an abnormally small metacentric height. Such a ship may have a long period of roll but may list excessively in a strong wind and may be dangerous if a hold is flooded following a collision. The opposite of stiff. Also a small general utility boat carried aboard ship or towed astern.
An offer, either of money to pay a debt, or of service to be performed, in order to save a penalty or forfeiture, which would be incurred by nonpayment or nonperformance; as, the tender of rent due, or of the amount of a note, with interest.
In the securities market, it is the process whereby all allocations are assigned at the same price. In commodities trading, it is the notice of intent to deliver physical goods against a futures contract. Also, an invitation to acquire or sell a physical product. In a buy tender, a country sets out the terms under which will purchase a commodity. In a sell tender, a country states that it wishes to sell a commodity, e.g. a specific quantity of a crop for delivery at a specified time.
To offer a product for sale at a specified price, usually in response to a specific request from a potential purchaser. Government procurement, for example, that is not open to international tendering is a form of nontariff barrier.
An act on the part of the holder of short futures contracts to deliver the physical commodity in accordance to the contract specifications. Typically, the exchange or clearinghouse will issue to the oldest buyer of long futures positions, the seller's "Notice of Intention to Deliver." Can also mean offering to buy a physical commodity, such as South Korea tendering for 54,000 tonnes US Corn.
performance of competitive selection of participants in order to determine the winner of the tender according to the procedures (except for the procedure for procurement form one supplier) stipulated by Ukrainian legislation See also: bidding;
If the Bank of England considers that there is sufficient demand, it will announce the tender of a tranche (or tranches) of Gilts. The Bank certifies a minimum price below which stock will not be sold. At the tender, successful participating GEMMs receive Gilts at the average allotment price. Tenders are becoming less important as a means of issuing stock as the Bank of England moves to a full auction system. Tenders are still used when issuing index-linked Gilts.
To surrender one's shares in return for payment following a tender offer. Tick - A tick is the minimum movement by which the price of a security, option, or index changes. With stocks, a tick may be little as one cent. With US Treasury securities, the smallest increment is 1/32 of a point, or 31.25 cents, and with corporate and municipal bonds, it's 1/8 of a point, or $1.25. An uptick represents an increase in price, and a downtick a drop in price.
A tender is a programme similar to an Auction, with an increased level of marketing. A tender involves potential purchasers placing confidential bids for a property. The bids may or may not include conditons, and any bid can be accepted by the vendor.
a document proposing to meet a specification in a certain way and at a stated price (or on a particular financial basis), an offer of price and conditions under which the tenderer is willing to undertake work for the client.
Tender (v), to provide, to offer for delivery. Frequently used as a short version of "tender offer," which is a public invitation extended to shareholders of a company by an organization that wishes to buy the company (i.e., a bid to take control of the company). Following a tender offer, shareholders who have accepted the offer surrender ("tender") their shares in exchange for payment.
1. To deliver payment or an item one is obliged to deliver. 2. To produce evidence of one's ability to meet one's obligations under a contract for the purposes of preserving one's right to sue another party to the contract who is not able to carry out the contract.
The process of inviting parties to submit an offer by public advertisement, followed by evaluation of offers and selecting a successful bidder. The document containing an offer from an organisation responding to a request for tender.
In a contract of mutual promises, the offer, or tender, of performance by one of the parties showing a readiness, a willingness, and an ability to perform under the contract satisfies that party's requirement and thereby makes the other party's obligation to perform absolute.
A written offer to supply products or services at a stated cost TC 176 - The Technical Committee of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) that is responsible for international standards in the field of Quality Management and Quality Assurance. There are 69 participating countries and 18 observers. See also http://www.iso.ch/iso/en/stdsdevelopment/tc/TC.html
(1) Act of surrendering securities in response to an offer to buy them at a set price as in a sinking fund call or tender offer. See: Tender Offer. (2) To submit a bid to buy a security, as in a U.S. Treasury bill auction.
In law, an unconditional offer by a party to a contract to perform their part of the bargain. In a loan contract, a tender would be an act of the debtor producing the amount owing and offering it to the creditor. In real property law, either party can write a tender; the seller to reassert the intention to respect the contract and tender the title, or the buyer, offering to tender the purchase price immediately.
A sale of property via competitive price bidding, usually awarded to the highest bidder. The tender may be restricted to only a few parties (private tender) or open to all who are interested in participating (open or public tender).
To present something of value for another's acceptance. An offer to perform an obligation, together with actual performance or evidence of present ability to perform. To pay or deliver. To perform under a contract.
1. To accept a formal offer, such as a takeover bid or tender offer. 2. Means of settlement in a financial transaction. 3. A bid to buy treasury bills. 4. Notice from a futures contract seller to offer money or goods for settlement of a futures contract.
1: Act of surrendering ownership in a corporation's securities in response to an offer to buy them at a set price as in a tender offer. See: Tender Offer 2: The submittal of a bid to buy a security such as in a US Treasury bill auction. See: Dutch Auction; Treasury Bill
An unconditional offer of a party to a contract to perform their part of the bargain. For example, if the contract is a loan contract, a tender would be an act of the debtor where he produces the amount owing and offers to the creditor. In real property law, when a party suspects that the other may be preparing to renege, he or she can write a tender in which they unequivocally re-assert their intention to respect the contract and tender their end of the bargain; either by paying the purchase or delivering the title.
The term tender can be used to describe any plant that will suffer from cold temperatures --even a light frost. These plants generally come from tropical or sub-tropical regions and need special care when planted out of their native zone.
a very structured formal proposal in response to the issue of an invitation to tender for the supply of a product or service to a large organization or government department. Tenders require certain qualifying criteria to be met first by the tendering organization, which in itself can constitute several weeks or months work by lots of different staff. Tenders must adhere to strict submission deadlines, contract terms, specifications and even the presentation of the tender itself, and usually only suppliers experienced in winning and fulfilling this type of highly controlled supply ever win the business. It is not unknown for very successful tendering companies to actually help the customer formulate the tender specification, which explains why it's so difficult to prise the business away from them.
A railway vehicle which is (almost) permanently coupled to a steam locomotive, and in which water and fuel are carried. The LNWR had fewer tenders than engines and so the tenders of engines in the works were used on other engines. This caused a horrid mess when the LMS introduced the practice of putting the engine number on the tender; also when engines were repainted in Midland red a red engine would sometimes have a black tender (and vice versa).
An infusion set sold by Disetronic. It has a soft plastic tube that goes in at about 45 degrees. Similar to MiniMed's Silhouette. Now under the brand name Accu-Chek TenderLink. Ultralente or Ultratard. A cloudy, very long acting insulin.
"Tender" is a song by the band Blur. It is the first track on their sixth album 13 and was also released as a single. The single reached #2 in the UK singles chart - kept off #1 by Britney Spears' "...Baby One More Time".