Nominal

(redirected from nominally)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Nominal

In name only. Differences in compounding cause the nominal rate to differ from the effective interest rate. Inflation causes the purchasing power of money to differ from one time to another.

Nominal

Describing a variable that does not take inflation into account. For example, when considering GDP growth, if GDP has grown 10% in nominal terms and the inflation rate is 3%, real GDP growth is only 7%.
References in periodicals archive ?
As a consequence of completion of the offer, Vestjysk Bank's share capital has been increased by nominally DKK744,973,396 and the bank's share capital will subsequently amount to nominally DKK895,981,517, divided into shares of nominally DKK1, corresponding to 895,981,517 votes.
A nominally civilian government took office last March, surprising many by releasing hundreds of political prisoners, signing ceasefire deals with ethnic rebels, increasing media freedom and easing censorship laws.
applied to nominally private executives because both of these types of
But Sebelius' nominally Democratic administration contains two cabinet members from her "moderate," tax-raising GOP predecessor's cabinet, including former GOP Gov.
Although nominally run on a policyholder democracy basis, for example, mutuals may be managed by professional managers holding voting proxies and operating under little control or accountability.
We then polished all six specimens to nominally the same surface roughness (Ra), 0.
Yin yang Electron bombardment of neutrons revealed that the nominally neutral particles contain regions of positive and negative charge (161: 262).
That the gay characters are the bad guys is of little ideological consequence, in that Modesty and Willie, while nominally heterosexual, are more chaste than Will and Grace.
In effect, the British and the French were psychologically incapable of dealing with the Middle East other than through leaders manufactured to resemble their nominally religious but passionately nationalist selve s.
The consul general allegedly arranged to use food purchased nominally with confidential funds for official parties at the Consulate General for consumption by himself and his family at his official residence between 1999 and 2000, they said.
An estimated 98 percent of the Greek population are at least nominally members of the Greek Orthodox Church.
The main purpose of the enormous Biopreparat capability was to hide biological weapons research, development, and production formerly carried out solely in Ministry of Defense establishments behind a facade of nominally civilian biotechnology and pharmaceutical enterprises.