market place


  • Timbered House in the Market Place, Godalming
    Timbered House in the Market Place, Godalming
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n market place the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold "without competition there would be no market","they were driven from the marketplace"
    • n market place an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Market place an open square or place in a town where markets or public sales are held.
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  • Diogenes Laertius
    Diogenes Laertius
    “The market is a place set apart where men may deceive each other”
  • Jim Rohn
    “We get paid for bringing value to the market place.”


In literature:

In the market-place beneath, the weekly market was being held.
"A German Pompadour" by Marie Hay
On one beautiful summer night the custom-house in the great market-place flew up into the air.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11" by Various
I came to Joan the Maid, on her stone scaffold in the Market Place of Rouen.
"Fifty-Two Stories For Girls" by Various
A market or market-place.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
That first evening in Market Square Place passed on the whole more cheerfully than might have been expected.
"Robin Redbreast" by Mary Louisa Molesworth
Many of the small towns maintain market places at which fairs are held to facilitate these negotiations.
"The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know" by Thomas Forsyth Hunt
They entered the town in the evening, and the next morning exposed their goods in the market-place.
"Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers" by Various
All stocks that are sold short must be bought sooner or later, and when that buying takes place, it may affect the market very much.
"Successful Stock Speculation" by John James Butler
Here in the market-place stood Knud, with his knapsack on his back.
"What the Moon Saw: and Other Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen
The market-place was covered with piles of arms.
"Sentimental Education, Volume II" by Gustave Flaubert

In poetry:

There he was, a-springing
Of a pious race,
Setting hags a-swinging
In a market-place;
"The Dark Girl's Rhyme" by Dorothy Parker
In what street shall meet,
At what market-place,
Your feet and our feet,
With one goal to greet,
Having run one race?
"Christmas Antiphones" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
The Princess rode in her chariot,
Away to the market-place,
With her own proud eyes beholding
The beautiful tempter's face.
"The Prince Of Anhalt Dessau" by Nora Pembroke
Then he stood before his mother,
With a stern and angry face;
"I have stopped a gallant wedding,
Begun in the market-place.
"The Prince Of Anhalt Dessau" by Nora Pembroke
He came from the courts of Europe,
He came to his mother's knee;
But first went to the market-place,
The maiden he loved to see.
"The Prince Of Anhalt Dessau" by Nora Pembroke
Where are you now, Delight, and where your beauty,
Your subtle curls, and laughing, changeful face?
Bound, bruised and naked (dear God, grant me patience),
And sold in Cabul in the market-place.
""Lost Delight"" by Laurence Hope

In news:

12 comments For about 15 years, the Charlottesville Oriental Food Market, a little place located on Carlton Road next to the Cville Market, offered an assortment of Asian foods, produce, and specialty items.
Camp fairs aren't the marketing juggernaut they once were, but they can still be useful places to recruit campers–if you know the best way to approach them.
Breitbart Singapore is set to overtake Las Vegas as the world's second-largest gambling hub this year, a US gaming industry head said Tuesday, as Asia cements its place as a major betting market.
A pedestrian sips coffee under the protection of an umbrella in a steady rain and in view of the Pike Place Market Tuesday, Nov 22, 2011, in Seattle.
As John Cook discovers, these days, place marketing goes far beyond logos and slogans.
Pike Place Market at 100.
Behind the scenes of Pike Place Market's $69M remodel.
Pike Place Market 85 Pike St Seattle, WA 98101 Thursday, July 19, 2012, 10 – 11am Building/Room #: Meets behind the Market Info Booth located.
5 Places For Your Cash Instead Of Money Markets & Treasurys.
Share your photos, posing with Rachel the Pig or any other of your favorite places at Pike Place Market.
Audio Shopping and dining at Pike Place Market.
SoNo Market Place grand opening.
However, where that order is placed relative to the current market price is not always an easy decision.
The Pike Place Market Pig Robbery Caper.
Jeni Schierbeker cuts fresh produce at The Market Place Café with Summerfield's.

In science:

This can be justified by the fact that a lot of market participants are trend followers and place their orders on the basis of a local guru’s opinion.
A simple model of price formation
The fact that α < 1, i.e. that agents’ strategies are designed to identify local market regimes is the reason that makes them possible in the first place.
How to grow a bubble: A model of myopic adapting agents
For the sake of completeness, a comment on the justification of kinetic market models is in place.
Boltzmann legacy and wealth distribution
According to the reference study , the market place of embedded Linux becomes more and more important. In 2007 their part was about 47% of the total embedded market. The same study anticipates that the market place of embedded Linux will be 70% in 2012.
Building XenoBuntu Linux Distribution for Teaching and Prototyping Real-Time Operating Systems
Electricity distribution networks create a market place for small-scale power producers and for customers - users of electricity. At the core of all smart grid definition is advanced metering infrastructure (AMI).
Grid Information Security Functional Requirement - Fulfilling Information Security of a Smart Grid System