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Cheap

Of or related to the low cost of a good, service, or security. Cheapness is determined by comparing the cost to similar goods, services, and securities. Cheapness is also related to one's ability to buy: what seems cheap to one person may seem expensive to another. Cheapness may, but does not always, indicate a low quality in the good, service, or security.

cheap

Of, relating to, or being a security that sells at a market price below what is expected given fundamental factors such as earnings, assets, and management ability. Determining whether a security is cheap is a subjective judgment. Compare expensive.
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Made by Bluelon of Copenhagen, Denmark, the unit allows legacy access control systems to be inexpensively upgraded with Bluetooth-based technology that enables everyday devices such as mobile phones, Body-Tags, and PDAs to intelligently interact with the access control infrastructure.
In addition, a number of vendors sell external USB-based devices that can be plugged into any desktop or laptop computer to inexpensively ($50 to $100) add fingertip biometric authentication capabilities.
Extracts are inexpensively and quickly prepared without the need for fractionation to remove potentially deleterious compounds, and the extracts may be administered to mammals such as humans through various routes, in a variety of forms, and at convenient concentrations.
Wireless implementation updates network infrastructure quickly, inexpensively, and with minimal physical disruption.
New advances in ATA and SATA disk will play an important role in helping IT administrators with ILM, giving them the ability to stage backups and snapshots inexpensively. Software innovations around SRM and ADM have also increased the ability to identify data, classify data and move data to the proper location over time.
Lasers could soon be used to detect explosives safely, quickly, and inexpensively. A team of University of Florida researchers has developed a new device that detects TNT using photoluminescence spectroscopy--casting light on an object and measuring the wavelength of the light that it returns.
"It does its job and it does it inexpensively," he says.
With your own fabrics, trims, and lightweight Styrofoam, you can easily and inexpensively create a one-of-a-kind window treatment that will complement your decor.
The Plain Dealer notes that Flexible Pavements of Ohio, the asphalt industry's trade group, says it will do the initial paving more inexpensively. However, the Ohio Concrete Construction Association says that the long-term durability offered by concrete is the key to real value.
The firm acquired undeveloped land inexpensively in the 1960s and 1970s.
Today's military uses a legacy system called Link 16, Highnam explained, but TTNT--an all-digital approach using a broad set of technologies only recently developed--is far more advanced and can be inexpensively incorporated aboard jet fighters.
Pressurex[R] pressure indicating sensor films enable you to quickly, accurately and inexpensively measure pressure distribution and magnitude between any two contacting surfaces.