In a straight line

  • 1 straight line — ˌstraight ˈline adjective ACCOUNTING the straight line method of calculating depreciation (= fall in value) on an asset involves dividing the original cost of the asset, less its value as scrap, by the number of years it is expected to be used.… …

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  • 2 straight-line — [strāt′līn΄] adj. 1. composed of straight lines 2. Finance designating or of a method of allocating costs to given time periods at a fixed rate [straight line depreciation] 3. Mech. a) designating or of a device, mechanism, etc. whose main parts… …

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  • 3 Straight Line Stitch — est un groupe nord américain très méconnu de la population européenne. Le groupe est né dans le Tennessee à Knoxville. Straight Line Stitch s impose dans un style original s inspirant du hardcore et du death metal, souvent appelé hybrid metal ou… …

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  • 4 straight-line depreciation — A method of deducting the cost of a business asset by deductions in equal annual amounts. The period of time is specified by the Internal Revenue Code for different categories of assets, typically from three to 39 years. Category: Business, LLCs… …

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  • 5 straight–line — adj: marked by equal payments over a given term using the straight–line method of depreciation Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 6 Straight-line grammar — Straight line grammars (SLG) are formal grammars that do not branch (every non terminal has only one associated production rule) nor loop (if non terminal A appears in a derivation of B, B does not appear in a derivation of A). Such grammars… …

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  • 7 straight line method — ➔ method …

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  • 8 straight-line method — UK US noun [S] ACCOUNTING ► a way of depreciating (= reducing the value of) a fixed asset in a company s accounts, in which the asset s value is reduced by the same amount each year. This amount is equal to the asset s value when you can no… …

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  • 9 straight–line depreciation — see depreciation Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 10 Straight Line Test — A term used to denote that the straight line die had been used to cut the sample for testing from the fabric. This die is principally employed for carpet fabrics. It measures 2.4 in. X 1.8 in. and after cutting, the whole of the threads in both… …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 11 straight line depreciation — A method of calculating the depreciation of an asset that assumes the asset will lose an equal amount of value every year. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com. 2010 …

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  • 12 straight-line method — n. A method for figuring depreciation of an asset by subtracting the anticipated salvage value, and then dividing the remainder by the estimated number of years of its usefulness. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …

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  • 13 straight-line — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : being a mechanical linkage or equivalent device designed to produce or copy motion in a straight or approximately straight line 2. a. : having the principal parts arranged in a straight line a straight line compressor… …

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  • 14 straight-line — adjective Date: 1843 1. being a mechanical linkage or equivalent device designed to produce or copy motion in a straight line 2. having the principal parts arranged in a straight line 3. marked by a uniform spread and especially in equal segments …

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  • 15 Straight line mechanism — In the late seventeenth century, before the development of the milling machine, it was extremely difficult to machine straight, flat surfaces. For this reason, good prismatic pairs without backlash were not easy to make. During that era, much… …

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  • 16 Straight Line Stitch — Infobox musical artist Name = Straight Line Stitch Img capt = Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = Knoxville, Tennessee Instrument = Genre = Metalcorecite web | title=Encyclopaedia Metallum Straight Line Stitch | url=http://www …

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  • 17 Straight-line diagram — A straight line diagram (abbreviated SLD) is a diagram of a road in which the road is shown as a straight line. Such diagrams are usually produced by a highway department, and display features along the road, including bridges and intersecting… …

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  • 18 straight-line — /strayt luyn /, adj. 1. Mach. a. noting a machine or mechanism the working parts of which act or are arranged in a straight line. b. noting a mechanism for causing one part to move along a straight line. 2. Accounting. denoting uniform allocation …

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  • 19 Straight Line Basis — A method of computing amortization (depreciation) by dividing the difference between an asset s cost and its expected salvage value by the number of years it is expected to be used. Also known as straight line depreciation or straight line… …

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  • 20 Straight-line basis — A cost or revenue *allocation method that provides for equal amounts in each period of time. The rationale for using a straight line basis is that the economic activity of the underlying assets or circumstances occurs at a constant level over… …

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