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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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Before the enactment of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, the federal tax statutes did not provide for the transfer of NOLs in corporate acquisitions. The federal statutes provided simply that an NOL could be used by the "taxpayer" that sustained it.
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Derived from the multi-volume Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, this volume explains the law and practice of corporate acquisitions and mergers of public and private companies in Serbia.
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A business consultant is suspected of having being involved in insider stock trading by taking advantage of information he obtained through due diligence in connection with corporate acquisitions, financial market sources said Thursday.
Weiner has considerable expertise in coordinating the real estate aspects of multi-property, multi-jurisdictional projects, including leveraged buy-outs and other corporate acquisitions. He has been listed by the International Financial Law Review in its "Guide to the World's Leading Real Estate Lawyers" and by Law Business Research Ltd.

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