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value

  

      n  
1    the desirability of a thing, often in respect of some property such as usefulness or exchangeability: worth, merit, or importance  
2    an amount, esp. a material or monetary one, considered to be a fair exchange in return for a thing; assigned valuation  
the value of the picture is £10000     
3    reasonable or equivalent return; satisfaction  
value for money     
4    precise meaning or significance  
5    pl   the moral principles and beliefs or accepted standards of a person or social group  
a person with old-fashioned values     
6      (Maths)  
a    a particular magnitude, number, or amount  
the value of the variable was 7     
b    the particular quantity that is the result of applying a function or operation for some given argument  
the value of the function for x=3 was 9     
7      (Music)      short for       time value  
8      (in painting, drawing, etc.)  
a    a gradation of tone from light to dark or of colour luminosity  
b    the relation of one of these elements to another or to the whole picture  
9      (Phonetics)   the quality or tone of the speech sound associated with a written character representing it  
``g'' has the value (<PH:d><PH:Z>) in English ``gem.''     
      vb   , -ues, -uing, -ued   tr  
10    to assess or estimate the worth, merit, or desirability of; appraise  
11    to have a high regard for, esp. in respect of worth, usefulness, merit, etc.; esteem or prize  
to value freedom     
12    foll by: at   to fix the financial or material worth of (a unit of currency, work of art, etc.)  
jewels valued at £40000     
     (C14: from Old French, from valoir, from Latin valere to be worth, be strong)  
  valuer      n  


absolute value  
      n     (Maths)  
1    the positive real number equal to a given real but disregarding its sign. Written | x |. Where r is positive, | r | = r = |--r|  
2      (Also called)    modulus   a measure of the magnitude of a complex number, represented by the length of a vector in the Argand diagram: |x + iy | = square root (x2 + y2), so | 4 + 3i | = 5  
acid value  
      n   the number of milligrams of potassium hydroxide required to neutralize the free fatty acid in one gram of a fat, oil, resin, etc.  
asset value  
      n   the value of a share in a company calculated by dividing the difference between the total of its assets and its liabilities by the number of ordinary shares issued  
book value  
      n  
1    the value of an asset of a business according to its books  
2   
a    the net capital value of an enterprise as shown by the excess of book assets over book liabilities  
b    the value of a share computed by dividing the net capital value of an enterprise by its issued shares  
   Compare       par value       market value  
break-up value  
      n     (Commerce)  
1    the value of an organization assuming that it will not continue to trade  
2    the value of a share in a company based only on the value of its assets  
calorific value  
      n   the quantity of heat produced by the complete combustion of a given mass of a fuel, usually expressed in joules per kilogram  
carbon value  
      n     (Chem)   an empirical measurement of the tendency of a lubricant to form carbon when in use  
crossover value  
      n     (Genetics)   the percentage of offspring showing recombination among the total offspring of a given cross. It indicates the amount of crossing over that has occurred and therefore the relative positions of the genes on the chromosomes,   (Abbrev.)    COV  
expected value  
      n     (Statistics)   the sum or integral of all possible values of a random variable, or any given function of it, multiplied by the respective probabilities of the values of the variable. Symbol: E(X). E(X) is the mean of the distribution; E(X--c) = E(X)--c where c is a constant,   (Also called)    mathematical expectation  
face value  
      n  
1    the value written or stamped on the face of a commercial paper or coin  
2    apparent worth or value, as opposed to real worth  
future value  
      n   the value that a sum of money invested at compound interest will have after a specified period  
market value  
      n   the amount obtainable on the open market for the sale of property, financial assets, or goods and services  
   Compare       par value       book value  
net asset value  
      n   the total value of the assets of an organization less its liabilities and capital charges,   (Abbrev.)    NAV  
net present value  
      n     (Accounting)   an assessment of the long-term profitability of a project made by adding together all the revenue it can be expected to achieve over its whole life and deducting all the costs involved, discounting both future costs and revenue at an appropriate rate,   (Abbrev.)    NPV  
net realizable value  
      n   the net value of an asset if it were to be sold, taking into account the cost of making the sale and of bringing the asset into a saleable state,   (Abbrev.)    NRV  
nominal value  
      n      another name for       par value  
note value  
      n      another term for       time value  
par value  
      n   the value imprinted on the face of a share certificate or bond and used to assess dividend, capital ownership, or interest,   (Also called)    face value      Compare       market value       book value       2  
place-value  
      adj   denoting a series in which successive digits represent successive powers of the base  
present value  
      n   the current capital value of a future income or outlay or of a series of such incomes or outlays. It is computed by the process of discounting at a predetermined rate of interest  
ratable value   , rateable value  
      n     (Brit)   (formerly) a fixed value assigned to a property by a local authority, on the basis of which variable annual rates are charged  
sentimental value  
      n   the value of an article in terms of its sentimental associations for a particular person  
store of value  
      n     (Economics)   the function of money that enables goods and services to be paid for a considerable time after they have been acquired  
street value  
      n   the monetary worth of a commodity, usually an illicit commodity such as a drug, considered as the price it would fetch when sold to the ultimate user  
time value  
      n     (Music)   the duration of a given printed note relative to other notes in a composition or section and considered in relation to the basic tempo,   (Often shortened to)    time     (Also called)    note value, time  
truth-value  
      n     (Logic)  
a    either of the values, true or false, that may be taken by a statement  
b    by analogy, any of the values that a semantic theory may accord to a statement  
truth-value gap  
      n     (Logic)   the possibility in certain semantic systems of a statement being neither true nor false while also not being determinately of any third truth-value, as all my children are asleep uttered by a childless person  
unimproved value  
      n     (N.Z)   the valuation of land for rating purposes, disregarding the value of buildings or other development  
value added  
      n   the difference between the total revenues of a firm, industry, etc., and its total purchases from other firms, industries, etc. The aggregate of values added throughout an economy (gross value added) represents that economy's gross domestic product  
value-added tax  
      n      (in Britain) the full name for       VAT  
value date  
      n   the exact date on which a financial transaction, esp. in buying and selling foreign exchange, is deemed to take place: used for calculating exchange rates  
value judgment  
      n   a subjective assessment based on one's own code of values or that of one's class  
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n.
monetary or non-monetary worth given to virtual assets or contents
[Tech.]
n.
monetary and ethical value of digital assets
[Tech.]
exp.
not matter; have no value or effect; be useless
exp.
The transference of virtual assets and value stored on web possible to be distributed upon user’s death.
[Tech.]
exp.
A set of one’s web assets, created with the intention of facilitating the transference of online assets and value upon ones death.
[Tech.]
exp.
A set of online digital assets or virtual value that may be left to another person in a will.
[Tech.]
exp.
A set of virtual assets or virtual value in cyberspace that may be left to another in a will.
[Tech.]
exp.
A set of virtual assets or value in cyberspace left behind after one’s death fall on legal successors as right.
[Tech.]
exp.
User’s online presence that hold the potential to be the key to ones online identity, value and worth.
[Tech.]
o.
Online or digital asset or value in cyberspace is simply call virtual property.
[Tech.];[Leg.] online digital assets
n.
the act of transferring virtual content or value on the Internet to a specific destination
[Tech.]
exp.
virtual electronic assets, value or obligations bequeathed to a person after its former owner's death
[Tech.];[US];[Internet] value or obligations in cyberspace transitable upon the death of an individual
exp.
A set of collection of one’s internet assets or value gathered in order to assist transfer of online rights.
[Tech.]
n.
a broad difference in values and attitudes between one and another especially between parents and their children
n.
lives humanitarian values, may believe in a God or not.

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