capital cost

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n capital cost the opportunity cost of the funds employed as the result of an investment decision; the rate of return that a business could earn if it chose another investment with equivalent risk
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Usage

In literature:

Now, all capital, beyond the cost of its maintenance and repair, must bear interest.
"What is Property?" by P. J. Proudhon
It cost him little time and trouble to discover what he wished to know, the reason for the Councillor's visit to the capital.
"The Case of the Golden Bullet" by Grace Isabel Colbron, and Augusta Groner
Against these advantages are to be set the greater first cost of the automatic engine, and the consequent annual charge due to capital sunk.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 360, November 25, 1882" by Various
The capital needed for malting can be reduced by the diminished cost of installation, and the reduced stocks of malt on hand.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 433, April 19, 1884" by Various
As the cost of a family increases, the connection between family and capital becomes more close and vital.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
The cost of the houses built on Ashley Down might have staggered a man of large capital, but this poor man only cried and the Lord helped him.
"George Muller of Bristol" by Arthur T. Pierson
For shallow depths and tonnages up to, say, 200 tons daily, geared engines have a place on account of their low capital cost.
"Principles of Mining" by Herbert C. Hoover
Country joys, on the other hand, cost less in the nervous capital expended to obtain them.
"Rural Problems of Today" by Ernest R. Groves
The state furnished the capital for the building of great warehouses, and within a number of years their cost was paid off, as planned.
"Bremen Cotton Exchange" by Andreas Wilhelm Cramer
The little pink apron-frock had cost half of his capital, the hat twenty-five cents more, and the ribbon a dime.
"Anything Once" by Douglas Grant
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In poetry:

'Tis thus Education (so called in our schools)
With costly materials, and capital tools,
Sits down to her work, if you duly reward her,
And sends it home finished according to order.
"Accomplishment" by Jane Taylor

In news:

The net profit margin, at 1 percent, would also be well below the 7 to 8 percent officials say is needed to recover capital costs .
The net profit margin, at 1 per cent, would also be well below the 7 to 8 per cent officials say is needed to recover capital costs .
The Finance Authority provides low- cost financing for capital projects by cities, counties, schools and other New Mexico governmental organizations.
With employers trying to cut costs and/or looking for the best options for their employees (and the business, of course), switching institutions is not uncommon, says Eric McKissack, CEO of Channing Capital Management.
Barrick Gold, which reported a 35 percent drop in quarterly earnings, says the proposed Donlin Creek gold prospect does not "currently meet our investment criteria" because of its $6.7 billion capital cost and the potential rate of return.
No ROI, increased monthly cost, ongoing capital expense, do you really need HD.
Plans to sell its head office near the Finnish capital to real estate investors for (EURO)170 million ($220 million) as the struggling cellphone maker continues to cut costs.
Plans to sell its head office near the Finnish capital to real estate investors for €170 million ($220 million) as the struggling cellphone maker continues to cut costs.
In recent years, home heating oil prices in the Capital District operated like a seesaw with the cost of filling a tank increasing as winter temperatures fell, and then consumers getting a break as the thermometer climbed.
The nation's capital is rumbling about the rising costs of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, and the sound is reverberating all the way to Central Florida.
The IHS Upstream Capital Cost Index , based on a 2000 benchmark, increased by 2.3% during the 6 months ending Mar 31.
WIFIA would provide communities with low-cost capital to address water infrastructure needs.
The University of Connecticut is leaving its West Hartford campus and moving to Hartford to be closer to state government, give Connecticut's capital city a boost and avoid millions in renovation costs.
The Off Broadway production of "Tribes" has recouped its capitalization costs, according to producers.
How a global chemical company leveraged smarter inventory management process to optimize working capital and achieve a 27 percent reduction in on-hand inventory carrying costs.
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In science:

In essence, the apparent capital and operating cost of renewable generation is increased.
Message Passing for Integrating and Assessing Renewable Generation in a Redundant Power Grid
Hence, adopting renewable energy resources could save cellular companies such recurrent costs, since they are capital intensive and cheaper to maintain.
Green Cellular Networks: A Survey, Some Research Issues and Challenges
We measure the cost in terms of number of base stations, which is highly correlated to the energy cost as well as capital and operational costs of a network provider.
Trade-off between cost and goodput in wireless: Replacing transmitters with coding
Improving the goodput with the same or a fewer number of base stations implies reduction in energy cost, operational expenses, capital expenses, and maintenance cost for the network provider.
Trade-off between cost and goodput in wireless: Replacing transmitters with coding
By 2012 the cost of power for the data center is expected to exceed the cost of the original capital investment . In August of 2007, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a report to congress on”Server and Data Center Energy Efficiency”.
The green grid saga - a green initiative to data centers: a review
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