Rate Base

Business / Finance / Rate Base: The value of a regulated public utility and its operations as defined by its regulators and on which the company is allowed to earn a particular rate of return.

Other Words for Base

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

Rate Verb Synonyms: measure, pace, gait, speed, velocity, clip
Rate Noun Synonyms: rank, grade, class, classify, evaluate, estimate, calculate, compute, count, reckon, judge, gauge, assess, appraise, measure
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Acetate Base

Entertainment / Photography / Acetate Base: Non-inflammable base support for film emulsions which replaced the highly inflammable cellulose nitrate base. MORE

Floating-Rate Preferred

Business / Finance / Floating-Rate Preferred: In an interest rate swap, the counterparty who pays a rate based on a reference rate, usually in exchange for a fixed-rate payment. MORE

Value-Based Pricing

Business / Agriculture / Value-Based Pricing: Packers are increasingly using this method of determining how much to pay cattle and hog producers for animals. Rather than simply paying a fixed rate based on the weight of the animals, value-based p MORE

Performance Based Inspection System (PBIS)

Business / Agriculture / Performance Based Inspection System (PBIS): A computer-based system used by USDA’s meat and poultry inspection agency, the Food Safety and Inspection Service. The system organizes inspection requirements, schedules inspection activities, and MORE

Payment Rate

Business / Agriculture / Payment Rate: Generally, the amount paid per unit of production (i.e., bushel, pound, hundredweight) to each participating farmer for eligible production under commodity income and price support programs. MORE

Passive Portfolio Strategy

Business / Finance / Passive Portfolio Strategy: A strategy that involves minimal expectational input, and instead relies on diversification to match the performance of some market index. A passive strategy assumes that the marketplace will reflect MORE

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