Acid-Test Ratio (Or Quick Ratio)

Business / Accounting / Acid-Test Ratio (Or Quick Ratio): A measure of a firm's ability to meet current liabilities: more restrictive than the current ratio, it is computed by dividing net quick assets (all current assets, except inventories and prepaid expenses) by current liabilities.

Other Words for Quick

Quick Adjective Synonyms: excitable, touchy, testy, petulant, irascible, irritable, impatient
Quick Verb Synonyms: rapid, fast, speedy, swift, fleet, expeditious, express
Quick Noun Synonyms: agile, lively, nimble, energetic, vigorous, alert, animated, keen, sharp, acute, spry, spirited, vivacious, rapid, swift
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Other Words for Ratio

Ratio Adverb Synonyms: proportion, relationship, correlation, correspondence
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Pejoration

Entertainment / Literature / Pejoration: A semantic change in which a word gains increasingly negative connotation. For instance, the word lewd originally referred to laymen as opposed to priests. It underwent pejoration to mean 'ignorant,' MORE

Penetration

Entertainment / Basketball / Penetration: When the ball is dribbled or passed inside the defensive area toward the basket. MORE

PE (Price Earning) Ratio

Business / Accounting / PE (Price Earning) Ratio: An equation which gives you a very rough estimate as to how much confidence there is in a company's shares (the higher it is the more confidence). The equation is: current share price multiplied by ea MORE

Payout Ratio

Business / Finance / Payout Ratio: Generally, the proportion of earnings paid out to the common stockholders as cash dividends. More specifically, the firm's cash dividend divided by the firm's earnings in the same reporting period. MORE

Parity Ratio

Business / Agriculture / Parity Ratio: The ratio of the prices received index, 1910-14=100, to the prices paid index on a 1910-14=100 base (called the parity index). The parity ratio is a measure of relative price relationships. It is not MORE

Partial Obscuration

Science / Weather / Partial Obscuration: Denotes that 1/8th or more of the sky, but not all of the sky, is hidden by any surface-based phenomena in the atmosphere, excluding precipitation. It often reduces horizontal visibility but not the v MORE

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