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straight-line

To estimate evenly spaced, and regularly increasing, rents or other revenues from a project,although reality may be a little more irregular. In the graph,A (the dark columns) shows a straight-line projection for apartment lease-up over the course of the year. The B columns show a more realistic projection based on an expectation that students will largely fill the apartments in July and August with a small percentage of other rentals coming at various times.

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The authors propose that the beetles store a compass reading of celestial cues during the dance, which they then use to guide their straight-line trajectory.
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According to Accounting Pronouncements Committee (CPC) Ruling 06: "Revenues generated from operating leases must be recognized in revenue on a straight-line basis over the lease term unless another systematic basis is more representative of the time pattern of the benefit of use of the leased asset.
In double-declining balance depreciation, the constant percentage rate is estimated at 200% of the straight-line rate.
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From the extended position, lower the DB's with control to slightly above the shoulders and then extend the arms in a relatively straight-line path to a position above the head.
In straight-line distance, about how far is Ground Zero from Trinity Church?
R had taken depreciation deductions in excess of straight-line of $7,000 during the five years she owned the building.
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Current straight-line projections of China's economic progress are almost certainly wrong because China rarely pursues a straight line.
Most of these have nearly straight-line orbits, heading toward or away from the galactic center, like spokes of a wheel, the team reports in a mid-October Astronomy & Astrophysics.