cushion effect

cushion effect
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  • cushion bonds — An informal name for callable bonds with long maturities that have coupon rates well above current market rates. Because these bonds have such high coupon rates, they trade at prices and yields calculated to the call date rather than to the… …   Financial and business terms

  • cushion — [koosh′ən] n. [ME cuisshin < OFr coissin < ML coxinum, altered (after L coxa, hip) < Gallo Roman * culcinum, for L culcita, cushion, QUILT] 1. a pillow or soft pad for sitting or kneeling on, or reclining against; specif., a removable… …   English World dictionary

  • cushion — ► NOUN 1) a bag of cloth stuffed with a mass of soft material, used as a comfortable support for sitting or leaning on. 2) a source of support or protection against impact. 3) the elastic lining of the sides of a billiard table, from which the… …   English terms dictionary

  • cushion — [[t]k ʊʃ(ə)n[/t]] cushions, cushioning, cushioned 1) N COUNT A cushion is a fabric case filled with soft material, which you put on a seat to make it more comfortable. ...a velvet cushion. 2) N COUNT A cushion is a soft pad or barrier, especially …   English dictionary

  • Cushion plant — Silene acaulis, moss campion A cushion plant is a compact, low growing, mat forming plant that is found in alpine, subalpine, arctic, or subarctic environments around the world. The term cushion is usually applied to woody plants that grow as… …   Wikipedia

  • cushion — cush|ion1 S3 [ˈkuʃən] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: coissin, from Vulgar Latin coxinus, from Latin coxa hip ] 1.) a cloth bag filled with soft material that you put on a chair or the floor to make it more comfortable →↑pillow ▪ a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cushion — In the context of project financing, the extra amount of net cash flow remaining after expected debt service. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary Portion of the assets of a guaranteed or protected fund that can be exposed to risk without jeopardising… …   Financial and business terms

  • cushion — cush|ion1 [ kuʃn ] noun * ▸ 1 soft cover for seat ▸ 2 layer separating objects ▸ 3 protection against something ▸ 4 amount someone is winning by ▸ 5 edge of table in games 1. ) count a cloth bag filled with something soft such as feathers, used… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cushion — I. noun Etymology: Middle English cusshin, from Anglo French cussin, quissin, from Vulgar Latin *coxinus, from Latin coxa hip more at coxa Date: 14th century 1. a soft pillow or pad usually used for sitting, reclining, or kneeling 2. a bodily… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cushion — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ plump, soft ▪ He sank back into the soft cushions of the sofa. ▪ couch (esp. AmE), sofa ▪ scatter (BrE) …   Collocations dictionary

  • effect — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 change that is caused by sth ADJECTIVE ▪ decisive, dramatic, far reaching, important, marked, powerful, profound, pronounced, significant …   Collocations dictionary

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