pricing system


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pricing system a system for setting prices on goods or services
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In literature:

The present system of raising a revenue by the cultivation of coffee and sugar, sold to Government at a fixed price, began in 1832.
"The Malay Archipelago" by Alfred Russell Wallace
This system might have proved successful if he had not had to pay exorbitant prices for his rations.
"A Social History of The American Negro" by Benjamin Brawley
Several spurious imitations are abroad, at a reduced price, the effects of which are dreadful upon the system.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 1, September 25, 1841" by Various
There was indeed no further trial of the double-performance system in lieu of half-price.
"A Book of the Play" by Dutton Cook
Their system seems to be to get all the traffic will bear, to boost the price to the consumer by any means they can use.
"Poor Man's Rock" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Several spurious imitations are abroad, at a reduced price, the effects of which are dreadful upon the system.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete" by Various
His attention was first called to the postal system merely by the high price of postage.
"Captains of Industry" by James Parton
One-price system, the, ix, 131.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
In the competitive system there is a constant pressure on the part of the consumer for lower prices.
"Usury" by Calvin Elliott
Am pledged to the one-price system, only honorable one.
"The Confidence-Man" by Herman Melville
We are obliged to adopt the system of having only one price here.
"Rollo in Geneva" by Jacob Abbott
The whole system is corrupt and rotten, and you will find that every official has his price.
"Condemned as a Nihilist" by George Alfred Henty
One of the "System's" dummies or an officer or director of the corporation agrees to take the other at the same price.
"Frenzied Finance" by Thomas W. Lawson
Finland he had gained, but at the price of adhesion to a commercial system which was gradually ruining his people.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
One of the greatest single causes of waste and increased prices is our antiquated system of distributing the energy contained in coal.
"The Coming of Coal" by Robert W. Bruere
The warehouse system has the great advantage that the proceedings are open and the prices are recorded and published.
"Tobacco Leaves" by W. A. Brennan
The current economic situation is a price system.
"The Place of Science in Modern Civilisation and Other Essays" by Thorstein Veblen
But what system will clear away superior produce and increased price?
"The Contemporary Review, Volume 36, December 1879" by Various
This is not perhaps a quite fair system of striking an average, but it shows better how the prices of the books are distributed.
"Prices of Books" by Henry B. Wheatley
As to wages, prices, and systems, they are not altogether his fault.
"Life in a Railway Factory" by Alfred Williams

In news:

Choice of a tillage system is based on a number of factors, and fuel price is certainly one of the important issues.
Just like a car, computer systems also have a wide price range, depending on your budget.
Zep Inc announced completion of the acquisition of the brands and assets of Atlanta GA-based Niagara National LLC, a leader in automatic truck wash systems and products, effective October 1, 2010, for an undisclosed price.
Adobe Systems (ADBE) had its price target increased by Jefferies (JEF) as the company is experiencing strong growth in its creative cloud business.
Armstrong Auditorium provides a flexible ticket pricing system.
The cost of privatizing Indiana's welfare system has jumped more than $180 million on top of the original $1 billion price tag.
Commodity prices stoke interest in irrigation systems.
Simplified cosmetics and configuration options allow Atlantic to lower the price on its System 8200e.
The price is less than the $262,000 officials had initially estimated to replace the original hot water system in the jail, which was built in 1987.
The price of hooking up to the Fayetteville sewer system just got cheaper.
Criticizing a pricing system that she says works against smaller campuses, the library director at SUNY-Potsdam has issued a "call to action" on her blog.
Sony may be stubbornly refusing to lower the price of its slow-selling Vita handheld, but at least retailers are stepping up to toss in some awesome stuff in for free in order to make the system a sexier buy.
MRI system prices rise 35%, index finds.
Lockheed Martin is offering to reduce the price of the C-130J Hercules by stripping out some of the more expensive systems.
Higher Education Pays Stiff Price for Outdated Absence Tracking Systems.

In science:

At the same time, it comes with the price: in the ‘conformally flat’ coordinates the matter is not static anymore and is not even homogeneous in general, though it still appears to be centrally-symmetric with respect to an arbitrary point in space (at the origin of the coordinate system).
Conformally flat FRW metrics
In each state of the system each good has a single universal price.
Time and symmetry in models of economic markets
Agent based models such as the particon model are relational in the sense that prices emerge from a complex system when it dynamically reaches a steady state.
Time and symmetry in models of economic markets
Thus, the convenience the Kerr-Schild system provides in avoiding divergences is partially offset by a price paid in ease of physical interpretation.
General Relativistic MHD Jets
The price for this however is the inclusion of transport quantities in the “Lagrangian” density of the system.
Heat conduction in relativistic systems: alternatives and perspectives
Particle ordering in SPH can be expressed as a condition that the Lagrangian of the system of particles is minimized (Price 2011, Section 2.5).
A Well-Posed Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability Test and Comparison
The price to pay is that the covariance of the Dirac equation under changes of the γ µ field, instead of being automatical as with DFW, is expressed by a system of quasilinear PDE’s that depends on the starting γ µ field [4, 5].
Summary of a non-uniqueness problem of the covariant Dirac theory and of two solutions of it
When he/she connects to the system, he/she must enter his/her preferences especially his/her hard ones. For example, let a user who insists on finding a car which its model year > 2007, its price < 20000 € and has black color.
User Profile-Driven Data Warehouse Summary for Adaptive OLAP Queries
Thus, hybrid action representations reduce the cost of creating a domain KB for an NLG system, at the price of sacrificing some potential benefits (most notably multilingual generation and guaranteed standards conformance).
Automatic Generation of Technical Documentation
If particle number is introduced as a work coordinate then the price we wil l have to pay is that there wil l be no simple systems.
The Physics and Mathematics of the Second Law of Thermodynamics
The price paid is the loss of necessary agreement with the Born rule and of explanations for the behavior of entangled systems.
Book Review: Bohmian Mechanics and Quantum Theory: An Appraisal
Clearly, these ratios result in a far worse price/performance relationship for Myrinet based systems than for our architecture.
Better than $1/Mflops sustained: a scalable PC-based parallel computer for lattice QCD
There are in principle two ways to improve the obtained price/performance ratio for PC-based systems.
Better than $1/Mflops sustained: a scalable PC-based parallel computer for lattice QCD
These results may be used to develop new methods for the computation of the value-at-risk and fixed-income derivative pricing and suggest the appearance of the critical exponents related to models based on self-organized systems.
A Theory for the Term Structure of Interest Rates
We then demonstrate in Lemma 13 how consistent discount factors are used to construct a consistent pricing system, i.e. a sequence of such shadow prices, one for each trading date.
The fundamental theorem of asset pricing under proportional transaction costs