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Definition of Dutch auction

Dutch auction
Auction Auc"tion, n. [L. auctio an increasing, a public sale, where the price was called out, and the article to be sold was adjudged to the last increaser of the price, or the highest bidder, fr. L. augere, auctum, to increase. See Augment.] 1. A public sale of property to the highest bidder, esp. by a person licensed and authorized for the purpose; a vendue. 2. The things sold by auction or put up to auction. Ask you why Phryne the whole auction buys ? --Pope. Note: In the United States, the more prevalent expression has been ``sales at auction,' that is, by an increase of bids (Lat. auctione). This latter form is preferable. Dutch auction, the public offer of property at a price beyond its value, then gradually lowering the price, till some one accepts it as purchaser. --P. Cyc.
Dutch auction
touto. The English have applied the name especially to the Germanic people living nearest them, the Hollanders. Cf. Derrick, Teutonic.] Pertaining to Holland, or to its inhabitants. Dutch auction. See under Auction. Dutch cheese, a small, pound, hard cheese, made from skim milk. Dutch clinker, a kind of brick made in Holland. It is yellowish, very hard, and long and narrow in shape. Dutch clover (Bot.), common white clover (Trifolium repens), the seed of which was largely imported into England from Holland. Dutch concert, a so-called concert in which all the singers sing at the same time different songs. [Slang] Dutch courage, the courage of partial intoxication. [Slang] --Marryat. Dutch door, a door divided into two parts, horizontally, so arranged that the lower part can be shut and fastened, while the upper part remains open. Dutch foil, Dutch leaf, or Dutch gold, a kind of brass rich in copper, rolled or beaten into thin sheets, used in Holland to ornament toys and paper; -- called also Dutch mineral, Dutch metal, brass foil, and bronze leaf. Dutch liquid (Chem.), a thin, colorless, volatile liquid, C2H4Cl2, of a sweetish taste and a pleasant ethereal odor, produced by the union of chlorine and ethylene or olefiant gas; -- called also Dutch oil. It is so called because discovered (in 1795) by an association of four Hollandish chemists. See Ethylene, and Olefiant.

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- A Dutch auction is one of several similar kinds of auctions. Most commonly, it means an auction in which the auctioneer begins with a high asking price...
- electronically with the highest current bid publicly displa****. In a Dutch auction, the auctioneer begins with a high asking price for some quantity of...
- English auctions, descending Dutch auctions, first-price sealed-bid, Vickrey auctions, or sometimes even a combination of multiple auctions, taking elements...
- rate is regularly reset through a dutch auction. Since February 2008, most such auctions have failed, and the auction market has been largely frozen[citation...
- A reverse auction is a type of auction in which the traditional roles of buyer and seller are reversed. Thus, there is one buyer and many potential sellers...
- public market for shares (initial sale). Alternative methods such as the Dutch auction have also been explored and applied for several IPOs. The earliest form...
- variants of self-tender repurchase: a fixed price tender offer and a Dutch auction. More than 95% of the buyback programs worldwide are through an open-market...
- so that they can be graded on a scale (A1, A2 and B). The auction is set up as a Dutch auction in which the price starts high and works its way down. Bidders...
- An English auction is an open-outcry ascending dynamic auction. It proceeds as follows. The auctioneer opens the auction by announcing a suggested opening...
- version of the Chinese auction is more commonly called a white elephant gift exchange (also "Yankee swap" or "Dirty Santa".) Dutch auction https://www.nytimes...
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