## Look up: duration

1. Duration
[project management] Duration of a project`s terminal element is the number of calendar periods it takes from the time the execution of element starts to the moment it is completed. Do not confuse duration with work. E.g. it takes three days for a snail-mail letter to arrive from point A to ...
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2. Duration
A common gauge of the price sensitivity of an asset or portfolio to a change in interest rates.
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3. Duration
Is computed by using zero coupon equivalencies to discount all the cash flows of a credit instrument. This statistic is a surrogate for the expected life of the security. In general, the term refers to a quantification of a bond as to its yield and price sensitivity.
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4. Duration
In forecasting waves, the length of time the wind blows in essentially the same direction over the FETCH (GENERATING AREA).
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5. Duration
A measurement of the change in the value of an instrument in response to a change in interest rates. It is the primary basis for comparing the effect of interest rate changes on prices of fixed-income instruments.
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6. Duration
Average time-weighted life of the payment streams from a bond taking into account the present value of each payment. Duration is a measure of interest rate sensitivity, the longer the duration, the more sensitive the price of the bond to changes in interest rates. Closely matching durations of asset...
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7. duration
[n] - the period of time during which something continues 2. [n] - the property of enduring or continuing in time 3. [n] - continuance in time
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8. Duration
The weighted average of the maturity of all the income streams, including capital repayment, from a... <a target=_blank href='http://www.finance-glossary.com/terms/duration.htm?id=12957&ginPtrCode=00000&PopupMode=false' title='Read full definition of duration'>more</a>
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9. Duration
The duration is a measure of the average time it takes a bondgolder to get their money (both principal and interest)....more on Duration
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10. Duration
How long something lasts. Duration of treatment is the length of time your treatment lasts. Duration of response to a treatment means the time between having the treatment and the cancer beginning to grow again.
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11. Duration
Du·ra'tion noun [ Old French duration . See Dure .] The state or quality of lasting; continuance in time; the portion of time during which anything exists. « It was proposed that the duration of Parliament should be limited.&#...
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12. duration
A continuous period of time. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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1. duration
noun continuance in time; `the ceremony was of short duration`; `he complained about the length of time required`
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2. duration
continuance noun the property of enduring or continuing in time
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3. Duration
A common gauge of the price sensitivity of a fixed income asset or portfolio to a change in interest rates.
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4. Duration
• (n.) The state or quality of lasting; continuance in time; the portion of time during which anything exists.
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5. duration
(from the article `musical notation`) ...in music for a single instrument or voice; but when several staves are combined to form a score, the principle breaks down, each staff being a ... ...metre but is supremely rhythmical in conception; its `free` rhythms are felt. Whereas so much music has for i...
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6. duration
(from the article `Bergson, Henri`) ...and physics, which overturned all my ideas. I saw, to my great astonishment, that scientific time does not endure. . . that positive science ...
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7. Duration
An indicator of the level to which the price of a fixed income asset is sensitive to a change in interest rates. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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8. Duration
[music] In music duration is an amount of time or a particular time interval. It is the length of a note. A duration is a property of a note that becomes one of the bases of rhythm. A tone may be sustained for varying lengths of time. For example, an event in the common sense has a duration ...
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9. Duration
the number of years it will take to receive the present value of all future payments on a security to include both principal and interest.

10. duration
1. the period of time during which something continues
2. the property of enduring or continuing in time
3. continuance in time

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11. Duration
The period of time from the start of an eruption to the end of that eruption.
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12. Duration
A way to measure part of the risk in a bond or bond fund. Duration tells you how long it will take to recoup your principal
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13. duration
A measure of the relative volatility of a bond; i.e. the price change of a bond for a given change in the interest rate. Duration is measured in units of time. It includes the effects of time until maturity, cash flows and the yield to maturity....
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