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yield

(yēld),
The amount or quantity produced or returned, often measured as a percentage of the starting material; for example, a yield in an enzyme preparation is equal to the units of enzyme activity recovered at the end of the preparation divided by the total units observed in the starting material.

yield

1 an amount or quantity produced in return for an effort or investment.
2 the energy released by a nuclear reaction.

yield

(yēld)
The amount or quantity produced or returned, often measured as a percentage of the starting material; e.g., a yield in an enzyme preparation is equal to the units of enzyme activity recovered at the end of the preparation divided by the total units observed in the starting material.

yield

  1. that part of the production of a crop which is removed by humans.
  2. the actual amount of substance obtained during the preparation of a substance, for example in fermentation or in a manufacturing process.

yield

amount produced.

yield grade
the amount of meat which will be harvested from a carcass; expressed in a code 1 to 5 with 1 being best. The assessment is based on weight of the carcass, the size of the longissimus dorsi muscle at the 12th rib, the thickness of fat at the same location and the percentage of kidney, heart and pelvic fat.
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Another way to interpret the yield curve signals is to apply a statistical model that converts the 10-year minus 3-month spread into a probability of a recession twelve months later, as shown in the chart.
Of course, short bonds yield less than those with longer time horizons, since investors don't expect the same kind of reward for lending money for five years as they would for 10.
446-5(h) adjusts the yield on a debt instrument by treating the issuance costs as if they reduced the debt instrument's issue price and create (or increase) OID.
The market is counting on a rebound in South America, and yield or rust problems could provide some price action in spring as well.
Yield loss, the degree to which these mechanisms occur collectively, plays a significant role in influencing pulp properties.
The discussion below is based on the concept of fluorescence yield which is defined as the product of the fluorophore concentration and the quantum yield of the fluorophore.
While the steepness of the yield curve gives some indication of the benefit of extending, it's important to examine the attendant risks to decide if the tradeoff is prudent.
This is roughly half the rate at which the population is increasing and raises the obvious question, Brown maintains, of "whether the momentum [in yield increases] can be regained.
Yield -- High yield-oriented mutual funds currently provide a significant yield spread over long bonds.
7 percent, interest rates--especially on the short end of the yield curve--have declined dramatically over the past few years.
Assume a corporation issues an applicable instrument at the beginning of the year with an issue price of $100 and a yield to maturity of 20 percent in a month when the AFR is 9 percent.
Fiasconaro both participated in the earlier development of the monochrome toner cartridge yield standard, ISO/IEC 19752.