(of a product or type of product) Usually kept in stock and thus regularly available for sale
25 percent off stock items
(of a phrase or expression) So regularly used as to be automatic or hackneyed
“Two weeks” was the stock reply
Denoting a conventional character type or situation that recurs in a particular genre of literature, theater, or film
the stock characters in every cowboy movie
Denoting or relating to cinematic footage that can be regularly used in different productions, typically that of outdoor scenes used to add realism to a production shot in an indoor set
Have or keep a supply of (a particular product or type or product) available for sale
most supermarkets now stock a range of organic produce
Provide or fill with goods, items, or a supply of something
I must stock up the fridge
a well-stocked store
Amass supplies of something, typically for a particular occasion or purpose
I'm stocking up for Christmas
you'd better stock up with fuel
Fit (a rifle or other firearm) with a stock
The goods or merchandise kept on the premises of a business or warehouse and available for sale or distribution
the store has a very low turnover of stock
buy now, while stocks last!
A supply or quantity of something accumulated or available for future use
I need to replenish my stock of wine
fish stocks are being dangerously depleted
Farm animals such as cattle, pigs, and sheep, bred and kept for their meat or milk; livestock
Photographic film that has not been exposed or processed
(in some card games) The cards that have not yet been dealt, left on the table to be drawn
The capital raised by a business or corporation through the issue and subscription of shares
between 1982 and 1986, the value of the company's stock rose by 86%
A portion of this as held by an individual or group as an investment
she owned $3000 worth of stock
The shares of a particular company, type of company, or industry
Securities issued by the government in fixed units with a fixed rate of interest
government gilt-edged stock
A person's reputation or popularity
I felt I was right, but my stock was low with this establishment
Liquid made by cooking bones, meat, fish, or vegetables slowly in water, used as a basis for the preparation of soup, gravy, or sauces
a pint of chicken stock
The raw material from which a specified commodity can be manufactured
the fat can be used as soap stock
A person's ancestry or line of descent
her mother was of French stock
both of them came from peasant stock
A breed, variety, or population of an animal or plant
The trunk or woody stem of a living tree or shrub, esp. one into which a graft (scion) is inserted
The perennial part of a herbaceous plant, esp. a rhizome
A herbaceous European plant that is widely cultivated for its fragrant flowers, which are typically lilac, pink, or white
An instrument of punishment consisting of an adjustable wooden structure with holes for securing a person's feet and hands, in which criminals were locked and exposed to public ridicule or assault
The part of a rifle or other firearm to which the barrel and firing mechanism are attached, held against one's shoulder when firing the gun
The crosspiece of an anchor
The handle of something such as a whip or fishing rod
A band of white material tied like a cravat and worn as a part of formal horse-riding dress
A piece of black material worn under a clerical collar
A frame used to support a ship or boat out of water, esp. when under construction
the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity); "he owns a controlling share of the company's stock"
banal: repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'"
have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?"
equip with a stock; "stock a rifle"
routine; "a stock answer"
the merchandise that a shop has on hand; "they carried a vast inventory of hardware"; "they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory"
The stock or capital stock of a business entity represents the original capital paid into or invested in the business by its founders. It serves as a security for the creditors of a business since it cannot be withdrawn to the detriment of the creditors. ...
STOCK is software for fixed assets management and stock control developed in 2004. Stocktaking process is carried using a hand-held mobile terminal equipped with barcode reader or RFID technology. ...
Stock is Akina Nakamori's 12th original studio album, released on March 3, 1988. Unlike her previous albums, it has a lot of rock influence, much like Akina Nakamori's idol, Momoe Yamaguchi's latter albums. It debuted at the #2 spot on Oricon charts, selling 395,000 copies.
A cattle crush (in British Isles, New Zealand and Australia), squeeze chute, (North America) standing stock, or simply stock (North America, Ireland) is a strongly built stall or cage for holding cattle, horses, or other livestock safely while they are examined, marked, or given veterinary ...
A stock, also known as a buttstock or shoulder stock, is a part of a rifle or other firearm, to which the barrel and firing mechanism are attached, that is held against one's shoulder when firing the gun. ...
Matthiola (syn. Mathiola R.Br.), or stocks, is a genus of flowering plants named after Pietro Andrea Mattioli.
A store of goods ready for sale; inventory; A supply of anything ready for use; Any of the several species of cruciferous flowers in the genus Matthiola; Farm or ranch animals; Railroad rolling stock; The capital raised by a company through the issue of shares. ...
(stocks) A device, similar to a pillory, formerly used for public humiliation and punishment
(Stocks) When you own a company's stock, you own part of the company. How much you own depends on how many shares of stock you have. ...
(Stocks) A supply of fuel accumulated for future use. This includes coal and fuel oil stocks at the plant site, in coal cars, tanks, or barges at the plant site, or at separate storage sites.
(STOCKS) Bricks made in a mould either by hand or machine. The bricks are soft and mostly used in face work. The hand made bricks usually have a rippled appearance. Stocks usually have a frog, which is the indent on one long side. 'Frog up' is the normal method of laying. ...
(Stocks) (l) interest-bearing government securities; (2) securities issued and quoted in parcels, typically £100, generally paying fixed interest. (3) US term for 'shares'.
(Stocks) A distinct group or run of salmon that return to the stream in which they are born. Salmon stocks exist for every species of salmon. Just as sockeye salmon are different from Chinook salmon, individual stocks of sockeye salmon are different from each other, possibly on the basis of genetics
(Stocks) A stock is an investment that involves buying and owning a part of a company’s assets. Investors are able to sell their stock at a profitable price when they appreciate and will receive periodic dividends on their shares.
(Stocks) A wooden device previously used in oil tannages especially for chamois. Two wooden hammers pound the oil into the leather prior to hanging in a hot room for the oil to oxidise. The hammers are driven by an eccentric wheel. ...
(Stocks) Form of ownership where your hands don’t get dirty, and your muscles don’t ache.
(Stocks) Groups of fish that migrate together are called runs, or stocks. The threatened or endangered species listing usually refers to stocks on specific rivers (e.g. winter-run Chinook on Sacramento River).
(Stocks) It is an instrument that entitles the holder to a portion of ownership in a corporation or business.
(Stocks) Ordinary share capital can be divided either into units of stock or into shares. The terms in this context are synonymous.