from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Continuance or persistence in time.
- n. A period of existence or persistence: sat quietly through the duration of the speech.
- n. The number of years required to receive the present value of future payments, both of interest and principle, of a bond, often used as an indicator of a bond's price volatility resulting from changes in interest rates.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An amount of time or a particular time interval
- n. The time taken for the current situation to end, especially the current war
- n. A measure of the sensitivity of the price of a financial asset to changes in interest rates, computed for a simple bond as a weighted average of the maturities of the interest and principal payments associated with it.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state or quality of lasting; continuance in time; the portion of time during which anything exists.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Continuance in time; also, the length of time during which anything continues: as, the duration of life or of a partnership; the duration of a tone or note in music; the duration of an eclipse.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. continuance in time
- n. the period of time during which something continues
- n. the property of enduring or continuing in time
You are getting a little bit higher rate as you go farther out on what we call the duration curve.
Marriage duration is another new statistic, with the national average at about 18.2 years.
Yeah some freshwater fish can pull hard but duration is lacking.
At the border, first the visa (immigration) and second, the temporary importation permit (Aduana/Banjecito), whose duration is assigned according to the visa.
This exam, including the preparation process, varies in duration this is due to the filling and emptying time of the bladder.
All randomized trials of at least 12 weeks in duration that enrolled only adults and assessed interventions as they are usually provided to the public, or case series that met these criteria, stated the number of enrollees, and included a follow-up evaluation that lasted 1 year or longer were examined.
More thrust isn't required, more burn duration is and that is the basic problem with the Ares I
Course duration is your choice; requirements are simple, we ask that you say something.
The fund buys tax-exempt municipal bonds issued by municipalities and municipal agencies throughout the country, and its duration is five years.
Keep the Great 8's shifts to one minute in duration and get a superstar who averages a goal and assist per game.