duration

  • 1 Duration — may refer to: The measure of continuance of any object or event within Time Duration (music) an amount of time or a particular time interval, often cited as one of the fundamental aspects of music Duration (philosophy) a theory of time and… …

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  • 2 duration — I noun age, continuance, continuance in time, continuation in time, course, epoch, era, extension in time, extent, interregnum, interval, lasting period, length of time, limit, period, period of time, phase, season, space of time, span, spell,… …

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  • 3 Duration — Du*ra tion, n. [OF. duration. See {Dure}.] The state or quality of lasting; continuance in time; the portion of time during which anything exists. [1913 Webster] It was proposed that the duration of Parliament should be limited. Macaulay. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 duration — late 14c., from O.Fr. duration, from M.L. durationem (nom. duratio), noun of action from pp. stem of L. durare harden (see ENDURE (Cf. endure)). Old legalese phrase for the duration popularized 1916 in reference to British enlistments in World… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 duration — ► NOUN ▪ the time during which something continues. ● for the duration Cf. ↑for the duration DERIVATIVES durational adjective. ORIGIN Latin, from durare to last …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 Duration — (v. lat.), Abhärtung, Verhärtung …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 Duration — (neulat.), Verhärtung …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 8 duration — [n] length of action, event continuance, continuation, continuity, endurance, extent, period, perpetuation, persistence, prolongation, run, span, spell, stretch, term, tide, time; concept 804 …

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  • 9 duration — [doo rā′shən, dyoorā′shən] n. [ME duracioun < ML duratio < pp. of L durare: see DURABLE] 1. continuance in time 2. the time that a thing continues or lasts …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Duration — Die Duration ist eine Sensitivitätskennzahl, die die durchschnittliche Kapitalbindungsdauer einer Geldanlage in einem festverzinslichen Wertpapier bezeichnet. Genauer genommen und allgemein formuliert ist die Duration der gewichtete Mittelwert… …

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  • 11 duration — 01. You must stay in your seats for the [duration] of the test. 02. His injury in the second game put him out for the [duration] of the season. 03. After arguing with her new husband on the airplane to Hawaii, the young bride remained silent for… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 12 duration — A sophisticated measure of the average timing of cash flows from an asset or a liability or from an asset portfolio or a liability portfolio. Essentially, duration is a more accurate measure of maturity because it reflects the timing of cash… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 13 duration — (DURÉE)    by Cliff Stagoll   Henri Bergson interests Deleuze because of his radical departure from philosophy s orthodoxy. Duration (durée) is one of several of Bergson s key ideas adopted by Deleuze when developing his philosophy of difference …

    The Deleuze dictionary

  • 14 duration — (DURÉE)    by Cliff Stagoll   Henri Bergson interests Deleuze because of his radical departure from philosophy s orthodoxy. Duration (durée) is one of several of Bergson s key ideas adopted by Deleuze when developing his philosophy of difference …

    The Deleuze dictionary

  • 15 Duration — La duration d un instrument financier à taux fixe, comme une obligation, est la durée de vie moyenne de ses flux financiers pondérée par leur valeur actualisée. Toutes choses étant égales d ailleurs, plus la duration est élevée, plus le risque… …

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  • 16 duration — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ brief, short ▪ limited ▪ Jobs were of limited duration and usually paid low wages. ▪ long, prolonged ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 Duration — A common gauge of the price sensitivity of an asset or portfolio to a change in interest rates. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * duration du‧ra‧tion [djʊˈreɪʆn ǁ dʊ ] noun [singular, uncountable] the length of time that something… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 18 duration */*/ — UK [djʊˈreɪʃ(ə)n] / US [dʊˈreɪʃ(ə)n] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms duration : singular duration plural durations formal the period of time during which something continues to happen or exist Treatment of the disease depends on its… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 duration — du|ra|tion [ du reıʃn ] noun count or uncount FORMAL ** the period of time during which something continues to happen or exist: Treatment of the disease depends on its severity and duration. duration of: The duration of the movie is 110 minutes.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 duration — n. 1) long; moderate; short duration 2) of a certain duration (of short duration) 3) for the duration (of the war) * * * [djʊ(ə) reɪʃ(ə)n] moderate shortduration long of a certain duration (of short duration) for the duration …

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