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Definition of the noun fire sale
What does fire sale mean as a name of something?
- a sale of assets at very low prices typically when the seller faces bankruptcy
- a sale of merchandise supposedly damaged by fire
Alternative definition of the noun fire sale
- An emergency clearance sale at greatly reduced prices. Originally, a sale of product that had been damaged by fire or that could no longer be stored because the storage facility had been destroyed by fire necessitating immediate sale or loss of value.
"Fire Sale" is a 1977 comedy film starring Alan Arkin as Ezra Fikus; Rob Reiner as his brother Russel; Vincent Gardenia as their father Benny; Sid Caesar as Benny's brother Sherman; Anjanette Comer as Marion; and Kay Medford as Ruth.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- producer: Marvin Worth
- production design by James Spencer
- based on a story by Robert Klane
- casting by Mike Fenton & Jane Feinberg
- cinematography by Ralph Woolsey
- edited by Richard Halsey
- music by Dave Grusin
- set decoration by Dennis W. Peeples
- genres: Absurdism, Comedy
- released on (38 years ago)
"Fire sale" is a book by Sara Paretsky, published in (11 years ago).
- also known as "Fire Sale (V. I. Warshawski)", "Fire Sale (V.I. Warshawski Novels)", "Fire Sale (A V. I. Warshawski Novel)"
- genres: Fiction, Mystery, Suspense
- subject: Illinois
"Fire Sale" is a musical album of Light the Fuse and Run.
- released in (10 years ago)
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by E. Banks
FIRE SALE [COL] Liquidation of an ASSET at a distressed, or sharply DISCOUNTED, price. A fire sale may be required if an INVESTOR or company is in urgent need of cash resources. See also DISTRESSED ASSET, VULTURE BID .
Financial Lexicon (2004)
A Compendium of Financial Definitions, Acronyms, and Colloquialisms by E. Banks
FIRE SALE [COL] Liquidation of an ASSET at a distressed, or sharply discounted, price. A fire sale may be required if an investor or company is in urgent need of cash resources. See also DISTRESSED ASSET, VULTURE BID. FIRM QUOTE A ...
Fixed Exchange Rate Fire Sale Fire Sale A scenario in which the securities' prices in the financial markets are measured to be very low. Firm Order Order which can't be cancelled until a specified expiration date. Firm orders without any ...
by Philip D. Morehead
clearance sale, liquidation, white sale , end-of-month sale; bargain basement or counter; closeout, fire sale, case sale; black market, gray market; garage, yard, or tag sale, flea market; close-out sale, ...
by Random House
express mail, fairytale, farthingale, fingernail, fire sale, galin- gale, garage sale, ginger ale, Holy Grail, humpback whale, intervale, killer whale, martingale, monorail, montadale, nanoscale, nightingale, old wives' tale, paper trail, point-of- sale ...
by V.S. Matyushenkov
fire sale esp. Am. a bargainsale: Helooked for business opportunities bankruptcies, joblots, mergers, fire sales S. Bellow., the church was having a fire sale D.
by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.
ror, -Z fire sale BR 'falo sell, -z AM 'fai(a)r sell, -z fire screen BR 'falo Skrin, -Z AM 'fai(a)r skrin, ...
by Jason Zweig
” FIRE SALE, n. and adj. The sale of an asset at a scorched price by someone who not long ago was burning to ...
Cybersecurity Lexicon (2016)
by Luis Ayala
A Fire Sale is a plan to create chaos and an assault against a government, transportation, and economy by computer hackers. Much like the more common term meaning “everything must go.” Any and all computer-based systems are the ...
Booms and Busts: An Encyclopedia of Economic History from the First Stock Market Crash of 1792 to the Current Global Economic Crisis (2015)
An Encyclopedia of Economic History from the First Stock Market Crash of 1792 to the Current Global Economic Crisis by Mehmet Odekon
While revenues were down significantly during the first three quarters of 2008, the firm was still posting a modest profit, even as the financial crisis saw investment banks Lehman Brothers go bankrupt and Merrill Lynch bought out at fire sale ...
The Uniforms of "ancient and Honorable" Independent Military Companies of the U. S.; Charts of Correct Dress, Livery, and So Forth by William Henry Baker
Fire sale — faky. Fire test — see Flame t. Firemen's cap — (New York) a dark blue cloth cap of navy pattern, with visor of black patent leather, with insignia of rank as prescribed by regulations. Firemen's dress coat — see Fire department ...
by Webster's New World Dictionary, Editors Of Webster's II Dictionaries
fire sale n. A sale of fire-damaged commodities. fire screen n. FIREGUARD 1. fire ship n, A military vessel loaded with explosives and combustible material and set adrift among enemy ships or ...
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The first hours of the touchpad fire sale in the HP campus store.
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- HRC fire sale
Plenty of books by and about HRC available at the Da Lat airport bookshop. Cheap.
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- Lehman readying for the fire sale
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- FIRE SALE - WEST VALLY, UT
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Fire sale Meaning
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Anagrams of FIRE SALE
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- SAIL FREE
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