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yield British & World English

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

yield English Thesaurus

too many projects yield poor returns

low-yield British & World English

Producing little; giving a low return

yield gap British & World English

The difference between the return on government-issued securities and that on ordinary shares

high-yield British & World English

= high-yielding; specifically designating a nuclear weapon with a high explosive force.

large-yield British & World English

Producing a good yield, highly productive; (of a nuclear weapon) having a high explosive force.

yield curve British & World 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 British & World English

The stress beyond which a material becomes plastic

quantum yield British & World English

= quantum efficiency.

yield stress British & World English

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

dividend yield British & World English

A dividend expressed as a percentage of a current share price

sustained yield British & World English

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

yield strength British & World 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 per cent of the unstressed length

redemption yield British & World English

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

yield management British & World 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 British & World 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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