Speed (Of Constituent)
Science / Tides and Currents / Speed (Of Constituent)
Speed (Of Constituent): The rate of change in the phase of a constituent, usually expressed in degrees per hour. The speed is equal to 360° divided by the constituent period expressed in hours.
Set (Of Current): The direction towards which the current flows.
Resorption (Of Bone): A loss of bone substances by physiologic or pathologic means is considered associated with the natural aging process, metabolic disturbances and trauma.
Shutter Speed: The speed at which a digital camera's shutter exposes the image sensor to light. A shutter speed of 1/60 means that the sensor is exposed to light for 1/60th of a second. Faster shutter spee . . . View Full Definition
Sorting (Of A Sediment): The range of scatter of particle sizes about the median grain size of a sediment
Speed: One who attempts to anticipate price changes and, through buying and selling contracts, aims to make profits. A speculator does not use the market in connection with the production, processi . . . View Full Definition
Prices (Of Equity): Price of a share of common stock on the date shown. Highs and lows are based on the highest and lowest intraday trading price.
Sinking Speed: The speed at which an aircraft loses altitude, especially in a glide in still air under given conditions of equilibrium.
Prepayment Speed: Also called speed, the estimated rate at which mortgagors pay off their loans ahead of schedule, critical in assessing the value of mortgage pass-through securities.
Pecking-Order View (Of Capital Structure): The argument that external financing transactions costs, especially those associated with the problem of adverse selection, create a dynamic environment in which firms have a preference, or . . . View Full Definition
Word of the Day:
Income Tax: Common stock with a high dividend yield and few profitable investment opportunities.