operating expense

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n operating expense the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes
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Usage

In literature:

An irrigating canal has been built for them at great expense; but farming operations have not as yet proved very successful.
"The Indian Question (1874)" by Francis A. Walker
Sand handling is the most important item of expense in the operation of a slow sand filter.
"Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. LXXII, June, 1911" by E. D. Hardy
Fifteen teachers have been employed, and the expenses of operation will be about $15,000, all of which I must raise by direct effort.
"Tuskegee & Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements" by Various
The salvage operations have been conducted at your expense, and finished.
"The Double Four" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
These are expensive and elaborate requirements, not easily furnished without co-operation.
"The War in the Air; Vol. 1" by Walter Raleigh
This mode of practice will be found simple and easy in its operation, and extremely moderate in point of trouble and expense.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
During the first two years of the road's operation its expenses were only 38-1/2 per cent.
"The Railroad Question" by William Larrabee
Our operations in the Shenandoah Valley had been very expensive and fruitless.
"Three Years in the Federal Cavalry" by Willard Glazier
Witch would pay for the expensive operation to undo the effects of one disease.
"Prologue to an Analogue" by Leigh Richmond
The operation by the vagina is more complicated and requires special and expensive instruments.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
The operation is comparatively rapid; but for the largest globes it involves considerable expense.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 2, July, 1850." by Various
The operating expenses are 30 dols.
"Railway Adventures and Anecdotes extending over more than fifty years" by Various
We'll deduct fifty per cent for operating expenses, losses, and so on.
"The Coming of the Law" by Charles Alden Seltzer
Techniques are better now, but there probably isn't enough good ore here to make new operations worth the expense of getting it out.
"The Blue Ghost Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
It is an expensive operation to die in Paris, particularly for a foreigner.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 20. July, 1877." by Various
Cotton-picking is at once the most difficult and most expensive operation in cotton production.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 5" by Various
At whose expense is the operation performed?
"Mr Punch Afloat"
Nor had there been an increase in operation expenses, aside from what little extra pay there was given those who gathered the crop.
"The Iron Ration" by George Abel Schreiner
What is meant by the operating expenses of a house?
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne
These are tabulated operating expenses.
"The Hallowell Partnership" by Katharine Holland Brown
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In news:

New BOMA-Kingsley Report Shows Compression in Utilities and Total Operating Expenses.
Golf industry observers long have worried about Northeast Ohio being oversaturated with courses, and feared the day when too much competition and the expensive upkeep of properties would catch up with owners and operators.
The New York company said Tuesday the cuts amount to about 250 positions, and it expects to reduce annual operating expenses by about $45 million.
The museum said it has cut $600,000 in expenses, bringing its annual operating budget to just under $3.5 million.
WebMD this morning disclosed plans to cut 250 jobs – about 14% of the company's staff – as part of a plan to reduce annual operating expenses by about $45 million.
But the prospect means public institutions would generate less money for programs that are more expensive to operate, like engineering and biology.
Companies today are looking for ways to increase their bottom line, decrease operating expenses, and run leaner – the economy almost requires it.
Eagle Creek Golf Club received a long-awaited face-lift this year under a contract that will rescue the city from most of its expenses stemming from the previous operator's loan default.
Another way to finance your operation is to keep your expenses low.
HOSTESS Workers' contributions were used for operating expenses.
A special agency that handles the Web hosting and online credit-card operations for the state and many local governments is under fire for its employees' spending on meals and other expenses and for not protecting sensitive data well enough.
Bettsville Local School District voters rejected a five-year, 1-percent income tax renewal for operating expenses Tuesday.
I, as Mayor, along with our Village Council, would like to thank the citizens of Bridgeport for allowing the passage of two very important Renewal Levies for Operating Expenses.
As resource-hungry China expands its mining operations in Niger , Tuareg rebels say China enriched a corrupt government at the expense of locals.
The investment seeks to reflect the performance of the price of physical palladium, less the expenses of the Trust's operations.
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In science:

Typically it is not hard to localize resolvents of second order elliptic operators onto cubes of size ℓ at the expense of an error ℓ−2 .
Magnetic Lieb-Thirring inequalities with optimal dependence on the field strength
This is feasible in this case in which only a region of the whole sky was covered as any matrix operation is computationally very expensive.
Goodness-of-Fit Tests to study the Gaussianity of the MAXIMA data
Unfortunately, the fermion operators that obey the Ginsparg-Wilson relation are computationally more expensive than Wilson like actions.
Meson and Baryon Spectroscopy on a Lattice
The main downside of fermion operators that obey the Ginsparg-Wilson relation is that they are computationally expensive.
Meson and Baryon Spectroscopy on a Lattice
The most expensive among these operations, is checking that an entry had at least one child in a set of stacks.
Path Summaries and Path Partitioning in Modern XML Databases
At the same time, the accessible region of the P − T plane was extremely small, and the presses were expensive to build and complicated to operate.
Basic notions of dense matter physics: applications to astronomy
The by far most expensive operation is the star cluster computations.
Towards Distributed Petascale Computing
The fermionic operator is a large sparse matrix of spins× colours× space× time, that renders the exact calculation computationally very expensive.
The Many Uses of Chiral Effective Theories
On the other hand, in full QCD the simulation of the Ginsparg-Wilson Dirac operator is still very expensive from the numerical point of view.
Testing chiral effective theory with quenched lattice QCD
For nearly all purposes, HI “telescopes ” must be big (in terms of collecting area), and hence, are expensive both to build and to operate.
Conference Summary: HI Science in the Next Decade
However, this is a very expensive operation, because the number of possible connections is usually pretty large.
Search Driven Analysis of Heterogenous XML Data
Further, it is possible to reduce the scaling of the most expensive matrix operation to that one of a fast Fourier transform.
Bayesian power-spectrum inference for Large Scale Structure data
ARES uses the FFTW3 library, which therefore reduces the scaling of the most expensive operation to O(N log(N )) (Frigo & Johnson 2005).
Bayesian power-spectrum inference for Large Scale Structure data
We show in this paper that third- and fourth-order low storage Runge-Kutta algorithms can be built specifically for quadratic nonlinear operators, at the expense of roughly doubling the time needed for evaluating the temporal derivatives.
High-order low-storage explicit Runge-Kutta schemes for equations with quadratic nonlinearities
GWDirac operators are numerically expensive to construct but have nice properties like protection from additive mass renormalization or automatic O(a) improvement.
Meson and baryon spectrum for QCD with two light dynamical quarks
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