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a relatively insignificant position from which future progress might be made

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a small foothold used in climbing

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a wrestling hold in which the toe is held and the leg is twisted against the joints

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Here are five solid reasons by Jayanth Sharma, co founder and CEO, Toehold, for your visit:
The battle over who will control, or perhaps even get a toehold, in the LiDAR market continues, seemingly with new entrants nearly every month.
' First establish a toehold, then a foothold, and, finally, take over.
In addition to traditional management buyouts and build-ups, the business seeks to find opportunities to provide growth capital, as well as minority investments, and public toehold investments where KKR can partner with public companies, leveraging the Firm's industry expertise and operational capabilities to add value beyond just providing capital.
The workhorse of the system is the toehold switch, a programmable RNA sensor (1) that translates a repressed mRNA (a color sensor, for example) when a linear strand of trigger RNA binds.
We need to repeat the message that organised racism that plays one section of workers against another will not be given a toehold in our city.
It means he heads off to his New Zealand homeland this summer for the three-Test series with the world champion All Blacks struggling to gain any toehold in Warren Gatland's first-team plans and with the likelihood of Leigh Halfpenny coming back into the selection frame, things don't seen any rosier on the Test horizon.
A tiny island no more than eight square miles in size, Lampedusa has long been a Mediterranean toehold for people on the move, from ancient Greek and Roman sailors until now, as African migrants take advantage of its position roughly halfway between Libya and Sicily to make their first contact with European soil.
Nitish took part in the Latia Mahotsav at Jamania in Gajipur district in UP in an apparent bid to gain a toehold in the adjoining state.
TEHRAN (FNA)- In a push to establish a firm toehold in international gas markets, National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) chief said the removal of international sanctions on Iran will bring about a flourishing gas industry in the country.
It gives the UAE a toehold in a country likely to join the EU, the world's biggest single market, in the next decade.
Cirencester attacked with fluidity and were soon 3-0 up thanks to the combination of good buildup play and poor Penarth marking, but the visitors gradually got a toehold, and eventually hit back through a Chris Baker brace to make the score 3-2 at halftime.
Betfred's withdrawal is further evidence of the difficulty in getting a toehold in the Australian market.
stocks rose Tuesday, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index closing two points from a record, as data showed inflation has failed to gain a toehold and earnings from Comcast Corp.
Srinivasan may be able to manipulate a few of the working processes in his favour to retain a toehold in the administrative mechanism of the Indian cricket board but, for all practical purposes, his pride and influence could be dented.