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Speed

1. In mortgage-backed securities, the estimated rate at which homeowners will pay off the underlying mortgages of an MBS. The equivalent of the coupon on a mortgage-backed security is a percentage of the interest and principal paid on the mortgages backing the security. A risk associated with mortgage-backed securities is that too many homeowners will pay off their mortgages with too much speed, depriving the holder of the MBS from future interest payments.
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Some of the sails were again hoisted, and the speed of the boat was very good.
To have touched the side at the speed we were making would doubtless have resulted in instant death for us all.
We were not long in the shaft, and possibly the very fact of our enormous speed saved us, for evidently we started in the right direction and so quickly were we out again that we had no time to alter our course.
We plunged through the cold camp fog without diminishing our speed, and in a moment emerged into the glorious light of the two moons and the million stars.
Long did the three friends look without speaking, though united in heart, while the projectile sped onward with an ever-decreasing speed.
Quickly completing the repairs we rose together into the still, cloudless Martian sky, and at great speed and without further mishap returned to Zodanga.
The results show that under the high and low test speeds, the measured stress changes in different directions.
Brent suspected that a stronger electric current running through a motor could help power an electric dragster to higher speeds.
Verbatim Corporation, a core member of the DVD+RW Alliance, has announced plans to release 1-16X speed DVD+R media.
The council approved increasing the speed limits on 57 street segments in December 2001 to meet the requirements of the California Vehicle Code for speed zoning and to ensure the city's legal position with regard to the enforcement of speeds on those street segments.
The first was a four-speed that used actual force to hold the clutches on the planetary gearbox open, and centrifugal force to close them at different torque and speed combinations.