Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The pattern of income and expenditures, as of a company or person, and the resulting availability of cash: The city improved its cash flow by borrowing against future revenues.
  • n. The cash receipts or net income from one or more assets for a given period, reckoned after taxes and other disbursements, and often used as a measure of corporate worth.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The sum of cash revenues and expenditures over a period of time.
  • n. A statement of such transactions.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the excess of cash revenues over cash outlays in a give period of time (not including non-cash expenses)

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Examples

  • "With steady cash flow from Canatuan we are able to significantly reduce our interest expense and expedite our exploration and development projects" said Cliff James, President

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  • He's mumbling about unanticipated losses and shortfall in cash flow — all that kind of vague bullshit that I know's bullshit because I've slung it a thousand times myself to cover up the fact that I've decided to pull out of a deal that I'm not yet legally committed to.

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  • See work/jobs cash flow celebration change and ALTER and aspirations as making right choices meaning of and quick-fixes role of mind in of self and self-acceptance character

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  • A prefeasibility analysis estimated a 15% internal rate of return after taxes, with a positive cash flow from the second year on.

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  • I cross-checked by scanning the working-capital statement settingout the cash flow for the business.

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  • "All right, title till January first, that's four months-odd, secret to you, me and Casey, contracts next Tuesday — that gives me time to get my tax people here — the cash flow as you laid it out subject to … when's our meeting tomorrow?"

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  • For you, the low down payment and the no-monthly-payment balloon provide you with access to a well-located investment property for a small initial investment and no negative cash flow for at least five years.

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  • Fitch also said that FPL Group's consolidated credit measures are vulnerable to erosion if FPL's future cash flow is weakened, should the PSC reject its rate hike request.

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  • Since the economy in Florida still is weak, GulfShore rejects about half of all loan applications, usually because of insufficient cash flow or a low appraisal.

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  • They had a cash flow problem, and unless it was solved, they would never ankle up that gangplank in Marseilles.

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