simple interest

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n simple interest interest paid on the principal alone
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Simple interest interest on the principal sum without interest on overdue interest.
    • Simple interest See under Interest.
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Usage

In literature:

Out of the simple interests of the child grow the more complex interests of the man.
"The Mind and Its Education" by George Herbert Betts
A simple initial letter may be made interesting by enriching the ground behind it with some form of diaper patterning.
"Embroidery and Tapestry Weaving" by Grace Christie
You will be more interested by the enclosed note: of which this is the simple Story.
"Letters of Edward FitzGerald in Two Volumes Vol. II" by Edward FitzGerald
I will give only a single instance, which though a simple one interested me.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 11" by Various
A simple explanation of how we "catch" disease may be interesting and profitable.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
Since taking to writing as a profession I have lost most of the interest I had in literature as literature pure and simple.
"A Tramp's Notebook" by Morley Roberts
We had a most agreeable and interesting visit to these kind, simple-hearted people.
"Northern Travel" by Bayard Taylor
Finally, Sir Joseph Banks joined the expedition, out of simple interest, anxious to employ his energy and fortune.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
Nor is it possible to peruse the seneschal's simple narrative without profound interest.
"The Boy Crusaders" by John G. Edgar
His original poetry is intellectual but simple, sometimes metaphysical and always interesting technically in its fluent and variable rhythms.
"Modern British Poetry" by Various
Both gaze in simple undisguised intensity of interest.
"The Wagnerian Romances" by Gertrude Hall
The puzzle is quite interesting enough in the simple form in which I have given it.
"The Canterbury Puzzles" by Henry Ernest Dudeney
The whites of the party were much interested in observing the habits and customs of the simple people among whom they had strayed.
"The Giraffe Hunters" by Mayne Reid
We were objects of absorbing interest to the simple islanders.
"In Eastern Seas" by J. J. Smith
Any interest that I take in him is a business interest, pure and simple.
"IT and Other Stories" by Gouverneur Morris
Here is his simple proposition: This affair is to be settled up quietly between the parties directly interested.
"Ralph on the Engine" by Allen Chapman
They were full of interest to the simple woman.
"A Singer from the Sea" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
As she told him the simple story of her life, he listened with ever-increasing interest.
"Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew" by Robert McReynolds
An excellent example of pure and simple fiction, which is also of the deepest interest.
"Sir Tom" by Mrs. Oliphant
Gladys, who did not often go to church, was interested and touched by the simple service.
"The Spectacle Man" by Mary F. Leonard
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In poetry:

Wherefore this old philanthropist, this shrewd old farming man,
He sat him down and pondered long, and thus evolved a plan -
A simple scheme, beneficent, and calculated so
That it would guard the interests of Josiah, Jim and Joe.
"Dad's Philanthropic Plan" by C J Dennis

In news:

Such "non-lethal weapons" ( NLW s) have been talked about for years, but they are now attracting much more interest, for a simple reason: Iraq.
This simple native midwestern prairie plant has garnered so much interest from a medical standpoint, that some people overlook its beauty in the perennial garden.
"The thing I think would be more interesting than followers is retweets," Williams said, adding that a simple follower count "doesn't capture your distribution.
Recent clinical trials have reignited the interest in simple anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin for controlling the inflammation associated with cancer.
Simple projects should pique kids' interest.
Retrofit for Bank’s Bas System Earns Simple Interest .
The stopwatch is a commonly overlooked tool that can be a simple way to add interest and intensity to your classes.
Getting your kids interested in food and cooking really can be as simple as asking, "Hey, do you want some mangos.".
The question to be asked about the terrorist attack on the US consulate in Benghazi is simple: Have the lessons learned three decades ago about who and what are needed to physically protect American interests overseas been forgotten.
They can be elaborate, expensive, unusual or as simple as a gold fish bowl creating an attractive and interesting feature to any indoor environment.
Hedging interest-rate risk used to be pretty simple: a company would issue debt and simultaneously enter into a custom-fit, over-the-counter interest-rate swap with a financial institution.
Most visitors have abided by simple terms of compliance that make these threads interesting, provocative and enlightening.
Make this simple sweet potato salad ahead of time and have an interesting side dish ready to go.
Whether your credit is determined "good" or "bad" depends on a simple three-digit number called your FICO score —the higher your score , the lower the interest rates.
Make this simple sweet potato salad ahead of time and have an interesting side dish ready to go. .
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In science:

In general, we are interested in knowing which Lie (super)algebras are simple algebras with one-variable structure.
Nongraded Infinite-Dimensional Simple Lie Algebras
Using Theorems 1.1, 1.2, one can obtain some interesting examples of simple (associative or Lie) algebras of Weyl type.
Simple algebras of Weyl type
As an example, for a collection of nucleons interacting via simple harmonic oscillator potentials, (cid:10)s2 (cid:11) may be of interest rather than hsi itself.
Random Distance Distribution for Spherical Objects: General Theory and Applications to n-Dimensional Physics
This is an interesting but relatively simple CFT with many applications in statistical mechanics.
Lattice Approach to Excited TBA Boundary Flows: Tricritical Ising Model
Classically, such potential models are interesting insofar as they may provide simple examples of chaotic systems [24, 2].
Areal Theory
Although theoretical, this tutorial review is also addressed to readers interested in experimental aspects of clustering in simple fluids.
Clusters in Simple Fluids
For each pair of values for the two parameters MB and R there is a unique homogeneous-star-solution to (2), whose simple analytical form needs not interest us here (see ).
Close encounters of black holes
In this paper we are interested in the 1-dimensional universal central extension of the simple algebras W (A, T , φ) in the case that T = IF ∂ is 1-dimensional.
Generalized Virasoro and Super-Virasoro Algebras and Modules of the Intermediate Series
Again, a potentially particularly interesting case is automorphisms of purely infinite simple C*-algebras.
Crossed products by finite cyclic group actions with the tracial Rokhlin property
However, many interesting simple C ∗ -algebras, which are important in applications, do not arise as inductive limits of finite direct sums of homogeneous C ∗ algebras.
Classification of simple C*-algebras and higher dimensional noncommutative tori
Remark Until very recently the only known interesting examples of simple C ∗ -algebras with T R(A) = 1 are constructed from inductive limits.
Simple nuclear $C^*$-algebras of tracial topological rank one
From the probability theoretical point of view, it is interesting that a continuum time limit model for a discrete-time QRW on Z gives a simple model having a squared Bessel distribution in the above meaning.
Temporal Fluctuations of Continuous-Time Quantum Random Walks on Circles
There is a simple criterion for a functor between locally finitely presentable categories to be a right adjoint and this is the reason for our interest in such categories.
Weak Omega Categories I
So it is interesting that the singular spectrum is simple.
On a theorem of Kac and Gilbert
We shall be primarily interested in the case where A is a central simple algebra; in this case R is an order in A (and in particular, R is prime).
Group actions on central simple algebras: a geometric approach
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