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Noun
/d(y)o͝orˈāSHən/,
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durations, plural;
  1. The time during which something continues
    • - the subway stop has been closed for the duration of the convention
    • - a flight of over eight hours' duration

  1. the period of time during which something continues
  2. the property of enduring or continuing in time
  3. continuance in time; "the ceremony was of short duration"; "he complained about the length of time required"
  4. In finance, the duration of a financial asset, specifically a bond, is a measure of the sensitivity of the asset's price to interest rate movements. It broadly corresponds to the length of time before the asset is due to be repaid. ...
  5. Duration is an amount of time or a particular time interval. In sounds and music, a duration is a property of a tone that becomes one of the bases of rhythm.
  6. Duration is the theory of time and consciousness, posited by the French philosopher Henri Bergson.
  7. Duration of a project's terminal element is the number of calendar periods it takes from the time the execution of element starts to the moment it is completed.
  8. An amount of time or a particular time interval; The time taken for the current situation to end, especially the current war; A measure of the sensitivity of the price of a financial asset to changes in interest rates, computed for a simple bond as a weighted average of the maturities of the ...
  9. (Durations) The advertisement banner or text-link, reserved or booked for one PARTICULAR advertiser, for PARTICULAR period of time.
  10. A measure of bond price volatility, it captures both price and reinvestment risks to indicate how a bond will react to different interest rate environments.
  11. or Valve Duration: The number of crankshaft degrees (or much more rarely, camshaft degrees) of rotation that the valve lifter or cam follower is lifted above a specified height; either seat-to-seat valve duration measured at 0.006-, 0.010-inch or other valve rises (even 0. ...
  12. A measure of a bond's price sensitivity to changes in interest rates.
  13. American Standard's tough, time-tested compressor.
  14. In wave forecasting, the length of time the wind blows in nearly the same direction over the fetch, or "generating area."
  15. Duration is a measure (expressed in years) of the sensitivity of an individual bond or fixed income portfolio to interest rate fluctuations. For example, the price of a bond with a duration of seven years will move roughly 7% for each percentage point that interest rates rise or fall. ...
  16. the number of years it will take to receive the present value of all future payments on a security to include both principal and interest.
  17. A calculation measuring the expected life of a fixed income security.  It estimates the time required to collect a fixed income security’s payments of the principal and interest.
  18. The lenth of time that the valve is held off the seat by the cam. This is measured by the degrees that the crankshaft rotates. More degrees of duration will make the engine operate in a higher rpm range.
  19. A measure of the average life of a bond, defined as the weighted average of the times until each payment is made, with weights proportional to the present value of the payment.
  20. The period of time over which a task occurs, in contrast to effort, which is the amount of labor hours a task requires; duration establishes the schedule for a project, and effort establishes the labor costs.
  21. This indicates the minimum amount of time it generally takes to finish the qualification when studied full time. Most of Waiariki’s qualifications can be studied full or part time.
  22. The Partnership Committee will review these terms of reference within two years.
  23. Duration is a figure obtained by discounting future cash flows generated by assets (collections on loans, etc.) or liabilities (redemptions of FILP bonds, etc. ...
  24. No one can fully control the pace and results of every live interaction.  It is the responsibility and privilege of one or more leader/presenter/facilitator to control the starting and stopping times.
  25. The length, in time, of an earthquake, flood, or other natural hazard. This can affect the severity of damages to buildings and infrastructure. In general, shorter durations result in less damage.