Ad Valorem Duty

Business / Agriculture / Ad Valorem Duty: A tariff expressed as a fixed percentage of the value of the imported commodity or product. Generally, by contrast, a specific duty is applied as a charge on each unit or specified quantity of an imported item (i.e., $5 per ton).

Other Words for Duty

Duty Adjective Synonyms: responsibility, obligation, burden, onus, devoir, office, work, task, assignment, job, stint, chore, occupation, calling, function, role, part, bit, charge
Duty Noun Synonyms: respect, deference, loyalty, fealty, fidelity, faithfulness, allegiance
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Import Duty

Business / Agriculture / Import Duty: A customs duty is a charge assessed by a government on an imported item at its point of customs entry into the country, and paid for by the importer: the term is now used interchangeably with tariff. MORE

Panhead

Technology / Motorcycle / Panhead: Panhead is the name of the Harley-Davidson engine used from 1948-1965. The chromed rocker covers resemble a baking or frying pan. MORE

Pan And Tilt Head

Entertainment / Photography / Pan And Tilt Head: Tripod head allowing the camera to be tilted up and down or turned through a 360° arc. MORE

Palo Cortado

Life Style / Wine / Palo Cortado: A rare style of dry Sherry. It is the result of failure of complete development of the flor, so it starts life as neither Fino nor Amontillado. What flor there is subsequently dies, and as a conseque MORE

Palladium (Pd)

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Palladium (Pd): Atomic number: 46, Atomic mass: 106.42 g.mol -1, Electronegativity: 2.2, Density: 11.9 g.cm-3 at 20°C, Melting point: 1560 °C, Boiling point: 2927 °C, Isotopes: 9, Vanderwaals radius: 0.065 nm (+2) MORE

Paper Grade

Entertainment / Photography / Paper Grade: Numerical and terminological description of paper contrast: numbers 0 - 1 soft: number 2 normal: number 3 hard: number 4 - 5 very hard: number 6 ultra hard. Similar grade number from different manufac MORE

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