positive column

positive column

[′päz·əd·iv ′käl·əm]
(electronics)
The luminous glow, often striated, that occurs between the Faraday dark space and the anode in a glow-discharge tube. Also known as positive glow.
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shares, which sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a record high on Monday, Tokyo stocks took off on a strong note and remained in the positive column throughout the day.
But the stock index moved into negative territory in the afternoon as investors fretted over market overheating before managing to end in the positive column.
The Nikkei was trapped in a narrow range and moved in and out of the positive column throughout the morning, but it managed to recover all of its earlier losses in the afternoon.
The Nikkei index later moved into the positive column but soon fell again.
But the index became choppy later and briefly fell into negative territory after the dollar fell to the upper 117 yen level mid-morning, before managing to end the session in the positive column.
Excluding the Finance sector, total earnings are barely in the positive column (up 0.
Commenting on the Company's first quarter results, Curt Glowacki, chief executive officer, stated, "It is going to be a challenging year until we turn same-restaurant sales around to the positive column, which is management's first priority.
5% (Tech sector earnings were barely in the positive column in the preceding quarter).
Stocks started the day's trading in the positive column as exporter shares were helped by the U.
The main credit of better-than-expected results, without a doubt, goes to the airline's management that implemented drastic changes in past year to bring the airline in the positive column.
Out of 27 stocks traded yesterday, only one closed in positive column against 21 declined and five remain unchanged.
This leach pad material did not produce the gold estimated from our earlier positive column leach tests, which was the basis for the 1,000 ounce-per-month projection.

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