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Interest Rate

The percentage of the value of a balance or debt that one pays or is paid each time period. For example, if one holds a bond with a face value of $1,000 and a 3% interest rate payable each quarter, one receives $30 each quarter. The percentage of the interest rate remains constant (usually), but the amount one pays or is paid changes according to the amount of the balance or debt. For example, if one pays off part of the principal on a loan each month, the amount one pays in interest decreases even though the rate remains the same. See also: Time Value of Money.

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In our study, hot weather may also explain why cows spent a great part of their time inactive, as this response was also positively related with higher respiration rate (R [sup.
The higher metabolism showed by fruit stored under 5[degrees]C is a result of higher respiration rate, cell wall enzymes activity, decreasing the cell resistance what may result in damage to the fruit leading in lower healthy fruits amount.
0) Maximum respiration rate during 53 (45-60) hospitalization, median (IQR) [greater than or equal to] 26 8 (100.
Effects of Ca and TFP on Total Respiration Rate and Respiratory Pathway Activity
Mangaraj S and TK Goswami Modeling of respiration rate of Litchi fruit under aerobic conditions.
Respiration rates were determined by observing and counting the number of flank movements for 60 seconds.
Therefore, it would be expected that liver mitochondrial respiration rates and lower proton leak kinetics would contribute to improved feed efficiency.
During storage period of fresh produce respiration rate and senescence process increases which alter moisture contents of produce and may cause weight loss (Ayranci and Tunc 2003).
Passive changes in a packaged atmosphere depend on the interaction between respiration rate of packaged fruits and permeability characteristics of the film.
A visual measurement of respiration rate over one full minute, as recommended by WHO, has been validated as accurate and consistent in pneumonia-affected children younger than five years (9).
The belt detects increased electrical conductance in the skin and changes in respiration rate.