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value Idioms & Phrases


absolute value

  • noun a real number regardless of its sign
    absolute value.
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acid value

  • noun (chemistry) the amount of free acid present in fat as measured by the milligrams of potassium hydroxide needed to neutralize it
    • as the glycerides in fat slowly decompose the acid value increases
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book value

  • noun the value at which an asset is carried on a balance sheet; equals cost minus accumulated depreciation
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cash surrender value

  • noun the amount that the insurance company will pay on a given life insurance policy if the policy is cancelled prior to the death of the insured
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economic value

  • noun the amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else
    value.
    • he tried to estimate the value of the produce at normal prices
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expected value

  • noun the sum of the values of a random variable divided by the number of values
    first moment; expectation; arithmetic mean.
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face value

  • noun the value of a security that is set by the company issuing it; unrelated to market value
    face value; nominal value.
  • noun the apparent worth as opposed to the real worth
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Intrinsic value

  • . See the Note under Value, n.
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market value

  • noun the price at which buyers and sellers trade the item in an open marketplace
    market price.
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mean value

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean.
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median value

  • noun the value below which 50% of the cases fall
    median.
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  • noun the most frequent value of a random variable
    mode.
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monetary value

  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    price; cost.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection
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multi-valued

  • adjective satellite having many values, meanings, or appeals
    multivalent.
    • subtle, multivalent allegory
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no-par-value stock

  • noun stock with no par value specified in the corporate charter or on the stock certificate
    no-par stock.
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nominal value

  • noun the value of a security that is set by the company issuing it; unrelated to market value
    face value; nominal value.
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note value

  • noun (music) the relative duration of a musical note
    note value; value.
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nuisance value

  • noun the quality of an embarrassing situation
    awkwardness.
    • he sensed the awkwardness of his proposal
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Numerical value

  • noun a real number regardless of its sign
    absolute value.
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  • of an equation or expression, that deduced by substituting numbers for the letters, and reducing.
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One-valued function

  • a quantity that has one, and only one, value for each value of the variable.
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Par value

  • noun the value of a security that is set by the company issuing it; unrelated to market value
    face value; nominal value.
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  • nominal value; face value.
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physical value

  • noun cost of reproducing physical property minus various allowances (especially depreciation)
    reproduction cost.
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scale value

  • noun a value on some scale of measurement
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single-valued function

  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
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time value

  • noun (music) the relative duration of a musical note
    note value; value.
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value judgement

  • noun an assessment that reveals more about the values of the person making the assessment than about the reality of what is assessed
    value judgement.
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value judgment

  • noun an assessment that reveals more about the values of the person making the assessment than about the reality of what is assessed
    value judgement.
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value orientation

  • noun the principles of right and wrong that are accepted by an individual or a social group
    ethic; value orientation; moral principle.
    • the Puritan ethic
    • a person with old-fashioned values
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Value received

  • a phrase usually employed in a bill of exchange or a promissory note, to denote that a consideration has been given for it.
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value statement

  • noun a statement of the desirability of something
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value-added tax

  • noun a tax levied on the difference between a commodity's price before taxes and its cost of production
    ad valorem tax; VAT.
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value-system

  • noun the principles of right and wrong that are accepted by an individual or a social group
    ethic; value orientation; moral principle.
    • the Puritan ethic
    • a person with old-fashioned values
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

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