risk-free

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj risk-free thought to be devoid of risk
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Quotations

  • Gita Bellin
    Gita Bellin
    “There are always risks in freedom. The only risk in bondage is breaking free.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “If your life is free of failures, you're not taking enough risks.”

Usage

In literature:

While I was a free man, in my native Rhodes, with my wife and children around me, did I not then risk my life among the very first?
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No. 6, December 1864" by Various
No canal can be built free from vulnerable points; no forts, no battleships, can be built free from such a risk.
"The American Type of Isthmian Canal" by John Fairfield Dryden
How can a man feel free to risk his life gayly when he has a woman hung about his neck?
"The Pretty Sister Of José 1889" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
He has already risked his life to set you free.
"Valley of the Croen" by Lee Tarbell
At the risk of his life the prisoners must be set free.
"The Submarine Hunters" by Percy F. Westerman
Well, we are free to trust at our own risks anything that is not impossible, and that can bring analogies to bear in its behalf.
"The Will to Believe" by William James
The use of the oesophagoscope and of bougies is to be deprecated as not free from risk.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
It might be a risk: but then I shouldn't do it unless there was room enough to leave them quite free.
"The Marriage of Elinor" by Margaret Oliphant
Many of them made objection to this, saying that one had no reason to take more risk than another in this free company.
"Robin Hood" by Paul Creswick
He seemed half inclined to set the boy's limbs free, and risk the consequences.
"Cudjo's Cave" by J. T. Trowbridge
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In news:

It's not risk-free, and patients have died from sedation .
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The small anti-Qaddafi Free Generation Movement took huge risks to raise rebel flag and post video of flash protests.
BATS rolls out free "kill switch" and other trading risk controls.
High-Risk, High-Reward: Will Obama Seek a Free-Trade Pact With Europe.
Try a risk-free subscription to American Handgunner.
New Lung Clinic with free phone screening identifies risk for Cancer.
High-Risk, High-Reward: Will Obama Seek a Free-Trade Pact With Europe .
They further understood that any Jewish society that takes place largely in translation runs the risk of floating free of its tether to Jewish authenticity.
Counties in red have the highest risk, while those in yellow have the lowest, though no area is completely free of radon .
And nothing that's worth doing is entirely risk free.
In the 35 years since baseball's free agent era began, teams have risked financial health with big-money contracts for pitchers, none more so than the Yankees.
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Proponents say it is risk-free.
Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition strives to keep youth free of alcohol, tobacco and drugs, while promoting healthy decisions and encouraging low-risk choices.
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In science:

If embedded in a static neutral hydrogen cloud, Lyα photons will have a short mean free path and must experience multiple scatterings, every time with the risk of being destroyed by dust, before it can get out – one may say that the Lyα photons are resonantly trapped.
Understanding Lyman-alpha emitters
A risk-free fund RF holding the riskless asset only.
Portfolio choice with jumps: A closed-form solution
Note that these tranche prices are computed without any additional DM above the risk free rate.
A Top-down Model for Cash CLO
By finding the MISD, we have moved from the traditional pricing method of a single pricing scenario with different DMs for different tranches, to a more consistent pricing method of a single MISD and a single set of risk-free discount factors for all tranches.
A Top-down Model for Cash CLO
Also, it is obvious that all the tranches from the same CLO deal are priced consistently to each other because the same MISD and risk-free discount factors are used.
A Top-down Model for Cash CLO
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