burn rate


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burn rate

The speed with which a new, unprofitable company is spending its initial funding whether from investors or from an IPO. In the world of high-speed high tech, the burn rate is carefully monitored to determine how long the company has to live.

burn rate

The rate at which a material will burn after the ignition heat source has been removed.
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Typically, reduced charges of faster burn rate propellants are best for target ammo, especially when you're loading lightweight jacketed, plated, or plainbase cast bullets.
We had previously heard the burn rate for Project Pachyderm was approximately $700,000 per day, but we didn't want to sidetrack the discussion since the meeting was already hours longer than originally planned.
We started the flow of cash to the commands at the end of December for burn rate costs.
Resource Limitations: If you're keeping vigil over your burn rate (see Mantra #5 below), you won't have money to throw at every problem.
Joining the nostalgia trail of bell-bottoms and 1980s retro, you can relive the madness of the dot-com heyday with a new card game called Burn Rate.
Excess cash burn rate is often the benchmark to determine whether the dot-com has assets available to pay for the credit sale.
Sometimes the most simple things are the hardest to comprehend -- like this formula that defines what is happening in the dot-com industry: BR>AR -- where BR is the burn rate and AR is the adoption rate.
While not sounding a long time using traditional businesses as a yardstick, the 20-month figure still seems like an eternity compared with the average burn rate of 13 months reported in December.
The term burn rate refers to how fast a company is ``burning'' its capital.
ISS issued a Proxy Alert on January 23, 2007, revising its original voting analysis dated January 17,2007, after considering additional public information contained in previously existing company filings to permit the proper calculation of the company's burn rate for its existing stock plans and a Form 8-K issued to clarify the independent status of the director nominees.
IMR 4831 and H4831 share similar monikers, but the IMR version typically exhibits a much faster burn rate than the Hodgdon variety.
Of course, cash flow and burn rate are major factors in building a strong capital base, Although these phrases emerged in the late 1990s' investment frenzy, any market condition requires that companies closely watch these details.