Base Period

Business / Finance / Base Period: A particular period of time used for comparative purposes when measuring economic data.

Other Words for Base

Base Adjective Synonyms: low, undignified, cowardly, selfish, mean, despicable, contemptible, filthy, evil
Base Verb Synonyms: establish, found, secure, build, ground, anchor, fix, hinge, form, derive, draw
Base Noun Synonyms: bottom, foot, support, stand, pedestal
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Other Words for Period

Period Noun Synonyms: interval, time, term, span, duration, spell, space, stretch, while, patch
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Base Period Price

Business / Agriculture / Base Period Price: The average price for an item in a specified time period used as a base for an index - such as 1910-14, 1957-59, 1967, 1977, or 1982. Time series of data are often deflated to a base period price. Suc MORE

Periodic Rate

Business / Finance / Periodic Rate: The monthly effective interest rate. For example, the periodic rate on a credit card with an 18% annual percentage rate is 1.5% per month. MORE

Periodic Sentence

Entertainment / Literature / Periodic Sentence: A long sentence that is not grammatically complete (and hence not intelligible to the reader) until the reader reaches the final portion of the sentence. An example is this sentence by Bret Harte: And MORE

Periodic Style

Entertainment / Literature / Periodic Style: A style of writing in which the sentences tend to be periodic. See discussion under periodic sentence, above. Periodic style in English is usually considered indirect or artificially 'artsy' in compar MORE

Periodic Table

Science / Chemistry / Periodic Table: An arrangement of the elements according to increasing atomic number that shows relationships between element properties. MORE

Periodic Purchase Deferred Contract

Business / Finance / Periodic Purchase Deferred Contract: A fixed or variable annuity contract for which fixed-amount premiums are paid either monthly or quarterly, and that does not begin paying out until a time elected by the annuitant. MORE

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