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Mature

To cease to exist; to expire.

Maturity

The time when the issuer of a bond or other debt security must repay the principal or when a borrower must repay a loan in full. For example, if a company issues $1 million in bonds with a maturity of 10 years, the company must repay $1 million to bondholders 10 years after the issue. The amount owed at maturity is usually the same as the debt or loan's face value. After maturity, the loan or debt ceases to exist, assuming all parties have fulfilled their obligations. See also: Expiration.
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Louis have found that mature cells have the ability to revert back to behaving more like rapidly dividing stem cells.
For centuries milder tasting cheddar was the most popular variety in the UK but recently the stronger mature and extra mature varieties have taken over as shoppers favourites.
Due to the strength of the market and the sector's higher LTV ratios, multifamily borrowers in many parts of the country will face little distress when their loans mature, at least during the next two to three years.
According to the Top Technologies for Mature Drivers, this technology will make mature drivers feel safe when they drive.
It is climacteric fruit therefore usually harvested at mature green stage (unripe); before the onset of climacteric (Mitra and Baldwin, 2005).
We are seeing many employers actively recruit, retain and accommodate the needs of mature workers," said Department of Workforce Services Director Artee Williams.
Increasingly, and for various reasons, both bow and gun hunters are doing the same thing by electing to shoot only mature bucks.
The Mature generation is a relatively small demographic within today's United States population--fewer than 50 million--and contains those born in or before 1945.
Mike Davies, managing director of North Downs Dairy, said: "Consumers can rest assured that Pilgrims Choice Farmhouse Mature cheddar is what it says on the pack, a farmhouse cheddar that is traditionally made on selected West Country farms.
The 66-year-old is part of the growing mature labor force that's chosen to continue working or to re-enter the work force upon retirement.
To examine how a cell's maturity affects its usefulness for cloning, Xiangzhong (Jerry) Yang of the University of Connecticut in Storrs and his colleagues worked with three types of blood cells from a mouse: stem cells that produce all types of blood cells, more-mature cells that can make only a few blood cell types, and fully mature white blood cells called granulocytes that can no longer divide.
Ensure mature processes that succeed in making the resources effective