dollar mark


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dollar mark a mark ($) written before a number to indicate that it stands for the number of dollars
    • n dollar mark a symbol of commercialism or greed "he worships the almighty dollar","the dollar sign means little to him"
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In literature:

On the part of Harriet, to whom one dollar was due, a gush of silent tears marked the effect this timely supply of money produced.
"Who Are Happiest? and Other Stories" by T. S. Arthur
He had in his pocket only eleven dollars and sixty-three cents, and the marked bill was nearly half of the sum.
"The Girl and The Bill" by Bannister Merwin
If however you still doubt me, bring me a dollar next time, make a secret mark on it, and I will give it you back turned into gold.
"The Old Man of the Mountain, The Lovecharm and Pietro of Abano" by Ludwig Tieck
Ordinary 1838 half dollars without this mint mark are not wanted.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
By 1920 the dollar bought 15 francs; 23 liras; 40 marks, and 250 Austrian crowns.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
Mark Antony squandered, in his short lifetime, eight hundred millions of pounds sterling, four thousand millions of dollars.
"Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 1" by Francis Marion Crawford
That is marked two hundred and fifty dollars.
"The House in Town" by Susan Warner
It's marked closed and there's a note about a million-dollar collection of paintings.
"Officer 666" by Barton W. Currie
But, mark me, I shall strip him of every dollar, and then put him behind the bars before I've finished!
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
We paid three dollars for a book marked 1sh.
"Letters from China and Japan" by John Dewey

In news:

Superintendent Mark F Zito has a message for local taxpayers: Your tax dollars will support only those students who live in town.
Hertz Global Holdings will buy rival Dollar Thrifty for $2.6 billion in cash, marking an end to a two-year attempt by Hertz to complete the acquisition.
And each ticket was being resold at a marked up value of several hundred dollars.
Gas prices tumble below the two dollar a gallon mark.
The Sheboygan Salvation Army is asking that you mark the date of December 12th and make it special by putting 12 dollars in the Salvation Army kettles rather than the usual donation.
Mark Fisher and Joe Crosby put a plastic cup on the front table of their Wiley X booth, stuffed some dollar bills in it, and invited people to contribute toward building a playground at Tulane Hospital for Children in New Orleans.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg took advantage of a multi-billion-dollar tax scam during his company's IPO.
It could safely be said that in a number of ways the Kennedy half dollar was a coin that was created to mark an historic and tragic event and in the process the Kennedy half dollar became a part of history as well.
Hertz Global Holdings will buy rival Dollar Thrifty for $2.6 billion in cash, marking an end to a two-year attempt by Hertz to complete the acquisition.
He has millions and millions of dollars and can afford to wear the finest of cloths but Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is proud to admit that he wears the same outfit every day, and he doesn't care who knows it.
0In our Facebook Story of the Day for April 8th, we tell you about federals dollars coming to Mark Twain Lake.
In currency markets, the euro hovered around the $1.29-mark against the dollar, as the focus remained firmly on Italy .
Sean Doogan and US Sen Mark Begich also discuss multimillion-dollar improvements to the Seward Highway and halibut quotas for commercial, charter and sport fishermen.
Eric Hovde has criticized fellow GOP candidates Tommy Thompson and Mark Neumann for taking stimulus tax dollars.
Mountain Iron, MN (Northland's Newscenter) -A $43.5 million dollar fiber optic project made its first official mark on region today.

In science:

The lagged autocorrelation of returns falls into the conīŦdence interval of Gaussian random walk immediately, like for the dollar-mark exchange rate.
A simple model of price formation