[ kyoo-rey-shoh, -shee-oh ]
/ ˈkyuˌreɪ ʃoʊ, -ʃiˌoʊ /
the ratio of the total market value of a corporation's physical assets, as existing plants and equipment, to the cost of replacing these assets.
Why Does The Letter Q Almost Always Need The Letter U?Scrabble players are acutely aware that Q is a tricky letter. To use a Q in the game, a player must also find an available U. The fact that Q is the second most rarely used letter in the alphabet certainly doesn’t make using Q any easier.
What’s The Difference Between Piqued, Peeked, And Peaked?When do you use piqued? The word set we’re examining today can send writers into a spiral of uncertainty when it comes to word choice, particularly in the context of one expression: piqued my interest, peaked my interest, or peeked my interest? The answer is piqued—and here’s why. Pique means “to excite (interest, curiosity, etc.),” as in “The suspenseful movie trailer piqued my curiosity.” The term also …
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