Business / Finance / Negative Convexity: A bond characteristic such that the price appreciation will be less than the price depreciation for a large change in yield of a given number of basis points. For example, a fixed-rate mortgage may lose value as rates go down because of prepayments.
Negative Adjective Synonyms: contradictory, anti, contrary, dissenting, dissentious, disputing, disputatious, argumentative, adversarial, adversative, antagonistic, antipathetic, adverse, adversary
Business / Finance / Negative Pledge Clause: A bond covenant that requires the borrower to grant lenders a lien equivalent to any liens that may be granted in the future to any other currently unsecured lenders. MORE
Health / Fitness / Negative Reps: One or two partners help you lift a weight up to 50% heavier than you would normally lift to finish point of movement. Then you slowly lower weight on your own. MORE
Science / Astrology / Negative Signs: Earth and water signs; an alternate term used to describe 'feminine' characteristics of receptivity and passivity. See also feminine signs. MORE
Life Style / Painting / Negative Space: The areas of an artwork that are NOT the primary subject or object. Negative Space defines the subject by implication. See Positive Space, Notan, Gestalt MORE
Entertainment / Photography / Negative Lens: Is a simple concave lens that causes rays of light to diverge away from the optical axis. MORE