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yield US English

Produce or provide (a natural, agricultural, or industrial product)

yield US Thesaurus

too many projects yield poor returns

low-yield US English

Producing little; giving a low return

yield gap US English

The difference between the return on government-issued securities and that on common stock

yield curve US English

A curve on a graph in which the yield of fixed-interest securities is plotted against the length of time they have to run to maturity

yield point US English

The stress beyond which a material becomes plastic

yield stress US English

The value of stress at a yield point or at the yield strength

dividend yield US English

A dividend expressed as a percentage of a current share price

sustained yield US English

A level of exploitation or crop production that is maintained by restricting the quantity harvested to avoid long-term depletion

yield strength US English

(In materials that do not exhibit a well-defined yield point) the stress at which a specific amount of plastic deformation is produced, usually taken as 0.2 percent of the unstressed length

redemption yield US English

The yield of a stock calculated as a percentage of the redemption price with an adjustment made for any capital gain or loss the price represents relative to the current price

yield management US English

The process of making frequent adjustments in the price of a product in response to certain market factors, such as demand or competition

maximum sustainable yield US English

(Especially in forestry and fisheries) the maximum level at which a natural resource can be routinely exploited without long-term depletion


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