• WordNet 3.6
    • adj collateral descended from a common ancestor but through different lines "cousins are collateral relatives","an indirect descendant of the Stuarts"
    • adj collateral situated or running side by side "collateral ridges of mountains"
    • adj collateral accompany, concomitant "collateral target damage from a bombing run"
    • adj collateral serving to support or corroborate "collateral evidence"
    • n collateral a security pledged for the repayment of a loan
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Collateral A collateral relative.
    • Collateral Acting in an indirect way. "If by direct or by collateral hand
      They find us touched, we will our kingdom give . . . To you in satisfaction."
    • Collateral Collateral security; that which is pledged or deposited as collateral security.
    • Collateral Coming from, being on, or directed toward, the side; as, collateral pressure. "Collateral light."
    • Collateral (Genealogy) Descending from the same stock or ancestor, but not in the same line or branch or one from the other; -- opposed to lineal.
    • Collateral Related to, but not strictly a part of, the main thing or matter under consideration; hence, subordinate; not chief or principal; as, collateral interest; collateral issues. "That he [Attebury] was altogether in the wrong on the main question, and on all the collateral questions springing out of it, . . . is true."
    • Collateral Tending toward the same conclusion or result as something else; additional; as, collateral evidence. "Yet the attempt may give Collateral interest to this homely tale."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • collateral Situated at the side: belonging to the side or to what is at the side; hence, occupying a secondary or subordinate position.
    • collateral Acting indirectly; acting through side channels.
    • collateral Accompanying; attendant, especially as an auxiliary; aiding, strengthening, confirming, etc., in a secondary or subordinate way: as, collateral aid; collateral security (see below); collateral evidence.
    • collateral Descending from the same stock or ancestor (commonly male) as another, but in a different line: distinguished from lineal. Thus, the children of brothers are collateral relations, having different fathers, but a common grandfather.
    • collateral In botany, standing side by side: as, collateral ovules.
    • collateral In geometry, having a common edge, as two adjoining faces of a polyhedron.
    • n collateral A kinsman or relative descended from a common ancestor, but not in direct line.
    • n collateral Anything of value, or representing value, as bonds, deeds, etc., pledged as security in addition to a direct obligation.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Collateral kol-at′ėr-al side by side: running parallel or together; corresponding; descended from the same ancestor, but not directly, as the children of brothers
    • n Collateral a collateral relation: a contemporary: a rival
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Collateral damage - Accidental or unintended damage or casualties are collateral damage.


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. collateralis,; col-, + lateralis, lateral. See Lateral


In literature:

If you make the loan, you must keep the collateral.
"The Paliser case" by Edgar Saltus
Before going on to do this, however, let us briefly notice two collateral points.
"Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I" by Herbert Spencer
If there are no lineal descendants, but collateral heirs, the survivor takes one-half of the entire estate.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Is any object, however worthy, to be pursued regardless of all collateral considerations?
"Old-Fashioned Ethics and Common-Sense Metaphysics" by William Thomas Thornton
The history prof gave us ten books of collateral reading.
"The Harbor" by Ernest Poole
Will a certificate of good standing in any church be taken as collateral security for one dollar?
"The Ghosts" by Robert G. Ingersoll
He was always ready to take up a collateral enterprise that promised results.
"A Captain in the Ranks" by George Cary Eggleston
In some cases the collateral circulation develops in time, so that the parts receive sufficient blood and the symptoms disappear.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
It follows that a kind of collateral test of poetical excellence may be found by extracting the philosophy from the poetry.
"Hours in a Library" by Leslie Stephen
Pierpont Morgan said he lent on character, not on collateral.
"The Cup of Fury" by Rupert Hughes
Here was a coil with collateral complications that were not pleasant to contemplate.
"The Monk of Hambleton" by Armstrong Livingston
You can put up the collateral later.
"Shadow Mountain" by Dane Coolidge
On this collateral question I wish the reader's mind to be fixed throughout all our subsequent inquiries.
"The Stones of Venice, Volume I (of 3)" by John Ruskin
His word was his bond, and when he borrowed money it was his character that was the best collateral.
"The Rushton Boys at Treasure Cove" by Spencer Davenport
How trace through this maze of humans the present holder of that precious bundle of collateral?
"Seven Keys to Baldpate" by Earl Derr Biggers
But some collateral evidence on this subject more than meets the difficulty.
"The Ethnology of the British Islands" by Robert Gordon Latham
I'm the collateral that may get you back into the good graces of society.
"Mystery Ranch" by Arthur Chapman
With the home reading, as with all other collateral reading, the teacher should exercise a careful supervision.
"Hero Stories from American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
All you need to do is to borrow the money on call and give the bonds as collateral.
"Marion Darche" by F. Marion Crawford
Collateral results of no little importance attend these movements.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper

In poetry:

The room was suddenly rich and the great bay-window was
Spawning snow and pink roses against it
Soundlessly collateral and incompatible:
World is suddener than we fancy it.
"Snow" by Louis MacNeice

In news:

Team employees, arena workers, nearby restaurants have become collateral damage.
He was born without the ulnar collateral ligament that so often is replaced.
We westerners set the precedent when it comes to "collateral damage", now the Israelis are reeling out the same tired excuses.
Coach Mike Shanahan says Robert Griffin III has a "mild sprain" of the lateral collateral ligament in his right knee.
Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan updated the status of quarterback Robert Griffin III on Monday and said the rookie has a Grade I sprain of the lateral collateral ligament.
Griffin 's injury has been diagnosed as a mild sprain of the lateral collateral ligament.
As of Tuesday, Griffin 's official status was uncertain because of a mild sprain of the lateral collateral ligament in his right knee.
There has also been a collateral conversation about the richer and remaining 1 percent.
RBS failed in May to win a UK court order stopping Highland 's $100 million US lawsuit accusing the British lender of fraudulently terminating a collateralized-debt obligation at the height of the 2008 financial crisis.
Villanova guard Maalik Wayns has a sprained medical collateral ligaement ligament in his left knee, the school said.
It's been said that all's fair in love, war and politics, but you have to wonder if the public is served when media outlets let their ideological leanings drive their coverage, leaving collateral damage in their wake.
Judge to return to wife $50K in cash , release of home as bail collateral.
Zimmermann had Tommy John surgery to replace his torn ulnar collateral ligament in 2009 and pitched 1611/3 innings in his first full season back last year, just over his prescribed 160- inning limit.
"We have a mandate to do our best to stabilize the properties and lease them up to protect the collateral," Pollard said.
Some say physicists and mathematicians caused the financial crisis by unleashing derivatives, credit-default swaps, collateralized-debt obligations, computerized trading programs and complex financial models nobody could possibly understand.

In science:

The coarser the capacity increments ∆C , the fewer sub-problems we need to solve, but at the cost of higher collateral damage.
Optimal Source-Based Filtering of Malicious Traffic
This can be very useful in practice: an operator may decide to use an approximation of the optimal filtering policy to immediatel y cope with incoming bad traffic, and then successively re fine the allocation of filters to further reduce the collateral da mage if the attack persists.
Optimal Source-Based Filtering of Malicious Traffic
The sources of legitimate traffic are also assumed known and used for assess ing the collateral damage; e.g., web servers or ISPs typically keep historical data and know their important customers.
Optimal Source-Based Filtering of Malicious Traffic
The selection of pre fixes in was done heuristically, thus leading to la rge collateral damage was incurred.
Optimal Source-Based Filtering of Malicious Traffic
In contrast, we tackle analytically the optimal source pre fix selection so as to minimize collateral damage.
Optimal Source-Based Filtering of Malicious Traffic
Reducing Risks and Collateral Damage FuturICT will use simulation models and experimental techniques to identify systemic risks, find integrative systems design approaches providing better solutions, and develop new ways of managing complexity.
Bonds are influenced by liquidity, by their life-span, which decreases every day, while the CDS market quotes a set of credit events for a entity with a constant due date. Bonds can include particular clauses such as convertibility into securities, the use of collaterals, which directly affects their value.
Credit derivatives: instruments of hedging and factors of instability. The example of ?Credit Default Swaps? on French reference entities
The collateral loan prices do not enter the cash CLO tranche pricing at all.
A Top-down Model for Cash CLO
It is more difficult to construct proper models for cash CLOs than for synthetic CLOs due to the opaqueness of the underlying collateral and the complex cashflow waterfall features.
A Top-down Model for Cash CLO
In a top-down model, the collateral portfolio is modeled as a whole instead of drilling down to individual constituents.
A Top-down Model for Cash CLO
The COL column in Figure 3 reported by Intex, on the other hand, is the PV of the total underlying collateral loan (inclusive of any fees and expenses) normalized by the outstanding notional of the loan collateral, therefore it is the right quantity for computing the tranche implied average loan prices.
A Top-down Model for Cash CLO
One of the difficulties is that the funding problem ties in naturally with credit risk, collateral modeling and discounting.
Illustrating a problem in the self-financing condition in two 2010-2011 papers on funding, collateral and discounting
An initial analysis of the problem of replication of derivative transactions under collateralization in a Black and Scholes framework, but without the complicated and subtle intricacies of default risk, has been considered in .
Illustrating a problem in the self-financing condition in two 2010-2011 papers on funding, collateral and discounting
The fundamental impact of collateralization on default risk and on CVA and DVA has been analyzed in , and more recently in and .
Illustrating a problem in the self-financing condition in two 2010-2011 papers on funding, collateral and discounting
The works and look at CVA and DVA gap risk under several collateralization strategies, with or without re-hypothecation, as a function of the margining frequency, with wrong-way risk and with possible instantaneous contagion.
Illustrating a problem in the self-financing condition in two 2010-2011 papers on funding, collateral and discounting