rate of depreciation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rate of depreciation the rate at which the value of property is reduced; used to calculate tax deduction
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Usage

In literature:

At any rate, after what we have read we cannot attribute his intention of studying under Kalkbrenner to undue self-depreciation.
"Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician" by Frederick Niecks
But in 1741 the rate of depreciation was certainly much higher.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
The building is fairly durable; yet an average depreciation-rate of one and one half per cent.
"The Principles of Economics" by Frank A. Fetter
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In science:

By a detailed solution of the hydrodynamical, radiative transfer, and statistical equilibrium equations we con firm that sufficiently strong XU V radiation source may decrease the P V ionization fraction, possibly depreciating the P V lines as a reliable mass-loss rate indicator.
Influence of XUV radiation on Pv ionization fraction in hot star winds
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