Curb

Business / Construction / Curb: The short elevation of an exterior wall above the deck of a roof. Normally a 2 by 6 box (on the roof) on which a skylight is attached.
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Curb Noun Synonyms: check, restraint, control
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Yield Curb

Business / Finance / Yield Curb: A municipal bond financing method. Underwriters in advance refundings add large markups on U.S. Treasury bonds bought and held in escrow to compensate investors while waiting for repayment of old bond MORE

The Curb

Business / Finance / The Curb: The time remaining on a bond's life, or the date on which the debt will cease to exist and the borrower will have completely paid off the amount borrowed. See: Maturity. MORE

Curb Stop

Business / Construction / Curb Stop: Normally a cast iron pipe with a lid (@ 5' in diameter) that is placed vertically into the ground, situated near the water tap in the yard, and where a water cut-off valve to the home is located (unde MORE

American Stock Exchange (AMEX)

Business / Finance / American Stock Exchange (AMEX): Stock exchange with the third highest volume of trading in the U.S. Located at 86 Trinity Place in downtown Manhattan. The bulk of trading on AMEX consists of index options (computer technology index, MORE