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ladders, plural;
  1. Cause (tights or stockings) to run

  2. (of tights or stockings) Develop a run

  1. A structure consisting of a series of bars or steps between two upright lengths of wood, metal, or rope, used for climbing up or down something

  2. A series of ascending stages by which someone or something may advance or progress
    • - employees on their way up the career ladder
  3. (in tights or stockings) A run

  1. come unraveled or undone as if by snagging; "Her nylons were running"
  2. steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
  3. ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress; "he climbed the career ladder"
  4. run: a row of unravelled stitches; "she got a run in her stocking"
  5. A ladder is a vertical or inclined set of rungs or steps. There are two types: rigid ladders that can be leaned against a vertical surface such as a wall, and rope ladders that are hung from the top. The vertical members of a rigid ladder are called stringers (US) or stiles (UK). ...
  6. Ladder is a clone of Donkey Kong, written for the CP/M operating system. Since the screens on these computers only accept text characters and not rendered graphics, the game uses letters, numbers, and symbols lined up to create walls and platforms, pits/traps, characters, trampolines and goals.
  7. In the game of Go, a is a basic sequence of moves in which an attacker pursues a group in atari in a zig-zag pattern across the board. If there are no intervening stones, the group will hit the edge of the board and be captured.
  8. The Ladder is the sixteenth album by progressive rock band Yes and was released in 1999. The follow-up to 1997's tepidly-received Open Your Eyes, The Ladder was seen as a conscious return to the classic Yes sound, while maintaining a contemporary edge. ...
  9. The Ladder are a British hard rock group. The band is composed of three past members of the group FM, Steve Overland, Pete Jupp and Bob Skeat along with former Dare/Ten guitarist Vinny Burns. The band has released two studio albums, Future Miracles in 2004 and Sacred in 2007. ...
  10. The Ladder was the first nationally distributed lesbian publication in the United States. It was published monthly from 1956 to 1970, and once every other month in 1971 and 1972. ...
  11. A frame usually portable, of wood, metal, or rope, for ascent and descent, consisting of two side pieces to which are fastened cross strips or rounds forming steps; That which resembles a ladder in form or use; hence, that by means of which one attains to eminence, e.g. ...
  12. (laddered) to have a ladder in them
  13. (Laddering) Purchasing bond investments that mature at different time intervals.
  14. (Laddering) To arrange alternating or overlapping deposits into investments, such as CDs, to vary and get a better the rate of return.
  15. (LADDERING) A technique that consists of staggering the maturity dates and the mix of different types of bonds.
  16. (Laddering) An investment strategy in which one invests in several securities with different maturities. When the first one matures, the yield may or may not be used to buy another security. It is used most often with bonds and certificates of deposit. ...
  17. (LADDERING) This is a patterning exercise used to teach a parrot to step from one hand to another. laddering should be done slowly and should not be used as punishment.
  18. (Laddering) A probing technique, used in one-on-ones and focus groups, designed to delve into the real reasons for participants' attitudes and behavior toward the topic. It is generally considered to be an intensive technique. ...
  19. (Laddering) A qualitative probing technique. The interviewer or moderator pursues each answer, seeking the reason for the answer (i.e., the reason for the reason) until a basic human need or motivation (such as ego or status, etc.) is uncovered . ...
  20. (Laddering) A savings concept combining CDs, bonds, or annuities with different terms to maximize potential interest.
  21. (Laddering) A strategy that hedges against interest rate swings – protecting investors if rates go down and allowing them to benefit if rates go up. Traditionally, investors that want to hold GICs for the long-term portion of their portfolio, are often advised to create a “laddering structure”. ...
  22. (Laddering) Creating a CD or bond portfolio with a combination of assets with different maturity dates. As each bond or CD matures, the proceeds are reinvested at the longest time interval to maintain the ladder.
  23. (Laddering) Not officially defined in the federal securities laws, laddering has several different meanings depending on the context in which the term appears. ...
  24. (Laddering) The practice of investing across different maturities of bond to create a regular stream of maturing capital and/or take advantage of different rates of interest.
  25. (Laddering) This practice artificially inflates the value of stocks. Laddering occurs when underwriters of IPOs obtain commitments from investors to purchase shares again (after they have begun trading publicly) at a specified, higher price.