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acquisition

[‚ak·wə′zish·ən]
(engineering)
The process of pointing an antenna or a telescope so that it is properly oriented to allow gathering of tracking or telemetry data from a satellite or space probe.

acquisition

i. The act of visually identifying an object of interest—another aircraft, aerial target, or object/target on ground—from the air.
ii. The detection and identification of a target by radar or another sensor on board the aircraft.
iii. Reaching the desired flight parameter, such as flight level or air speed.
iv. Reaching the desired point in airspace, such as the ILS (instrument landing system) localizer or glide-slope.
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This ruling may have considerable utility in a corporate acquisition setting when the acquiring company and the target company would like to give compensatory option holders of the target company the choice between being cashed out of their options or exchanging them for comparable options in the acquiring company.
On March 15, 2006, the last day of the class period, the company announced that it would have to restate its financial figures going back to 2000--to its founding--in order to adjust for the improper accounting of its corporate acquisitions.
From 1997 to 1999 he was Vice President Corporate Acquisitions for Bema Gold Corporation.
The proposed acquisition of Guidant's vascular intervention and endovascular solutions businesses coincides with Abbott's strategy of bolstering revenue and earnings growth through corporate acquisitions and strategic alliance activities.
E[acute accent]Trivest Partners is a Miami, Florida based private investment firm and leading provider of equity for middle market corporate acquisitions, recapitalizations and growth capital financings.

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