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maturity

[mə′chu̇r·əd·ē]
(geology)
The second stage of the erosion cycle in the topographic development of a landscape or region characterized by numerous and closely spaced mature streams, reduction of level surfaces to slopes, large well-defined drainage systems, and the absence of swamps or lakes on the uplands. Also known as topographic maturity.
A stage in the development of a shore or coast that begins with the attainment of a profile of equilibrium.
The extent to which the texture and composition of a clastic sediment approach the ultimate end product.
The stage of stream development at which maximum vigor and efficiency has been reached.

maturity

A measure of the developing of strength in concrete; combines the effects of curing temperature and time of hydration.
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In anticipation of its maturity, subscriptions for units of RQD will no longer be accepted after the close of business today, Thursday, September 15, 2016.
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However, they do alter the method of amortizing capitalized debt issuance costs to conform generally to the constant yield to maturity method for OID.
Like common stocks, bonds fluctuate in market value and, if sold before maturity, may produce a gain or a loss.
Interest may be fixed, floating/variable, or payable at maturity.
A study to determine the career maturity of agricultural students and factors that may predict their career maturity was conducted using high school agricultural students.
As the real estate industry continues to suffer, it has become more and more common for lenders to seek payment under these interest guaranties for interest accruing both before and after the stated maturity of -- and after a default with respect to -- the underlying loan.
Assume a corporation issues an applicable instrument at the beginning of the year with an issue price of $100 and a yield to maturity of 20 percent in a month when the AFR is 9 percent.
This will be the second RBC Target Maturity Corporate Bond ETF to mature since the suite of fixed income ETFs was introduced in 2011.