floating reserve

Related to floating reserve: Federal Reserve float

floating reserve

In an amphibious operation, reserve troops which remain embarked until needed. See also general reserve.
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It is considered as the only floating reserve in the world.
Failing that, they are promoting a "floating reserve or "rotating parks" concept that would replace permanently protected areas with temporary parks.
The Prospectors and Developers Association (PDAC) and the Ontario Mining Association have recommended application of the floating reserve concept and the provincial government has tentatively accepted a limited application of the idea.
The leading proponents of the floating reserve concept are PDAC and the federal Department of Natural Resources.
PDAC encouraged its members to support a "total landscape management" approach, which called for "floating reserves" as opposed to the protected areas model they had endorsed in the 1994 WMI Accord.
They pointed out to the acceleration of withdrawals from the commercial oil reserves of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries in April and May, in comparison with the usual seasonal rates, as well as the significant decrease, since the beginning of the year up to date, in the quantities of floating reserves of oil.
It has almost forty million barrels of oil in floating reserves ready to sell.
Traders said oil companies were still building up vast floating reserves of unsold crude oil on supertankers at sea because of this discount for prompt oil, known as a contango.
"The racing was good quality, with every trap filled, thanks to a panel of floating reserves, and prize-money was of a level certain to attract new owners into the sport.
International oil companies (IOCs) have been investing less in storage of physical crudes and fuels which used to be a good buffer against the strong demand months, while from the supply side the national oil companies (NOCs) have been spending less on the use of VLCCs and ULCCs as floating reserves which used to sail close to the markets to meet any surge in demand.
Recommendations include opening up Conservation Reserves to mining; creating so-called "floating reserves" - parks that would disappear as soon as industry wanted access; and no new wilderness class parks anywhere.
Would it really be such a disaster for betting turnover if a better selection of floating reserves were printed on every BAGS card and called in more regularly for dogs which the trainer did not want to run, without them being subjected to the third degree?