a prize, bonus, or award given as an inducement, as to purchase products, enter competitions initiated by business interests, etc.
a bonus, gift, or sum additional to price, wages, interest, or the like.
Insurance. the amount paid or to be paid by the policyholder for coverage under the contract, usually in periodic installments.
Economics. the excess value of one form of money over another of the same nominal value.
a sum above the nominal or par value of a thing.
the amount paid to the lender of stock by the borrower, typically a short seller.
the amount the buyer of a call or put option pays to the seller, quoted in dollars per share of stock.
a fee paid for instruction in a trade or profession.
a sum additional to the interest paid for the loan of money.
of exceptional quality or greater value than others of its kind; superior:
a wine made of premium grapes.
of higher price or cost.
of or relating to premiums:
to work in premium sales.
at a premium,
at an unusually high price.
in short supply; in demand:
Housing in that area is at a premium.
an amount paid in addition to a standard rate, price, wage, etc; bonus
the amount paid or payable, usually in regular instalments, for an insurance policy
the amount above nominal or par value at which something sells
an offer of something free or at a specially reduced price as an inducement to buy a commodity or service
(as modifier): a premium offer
a prize given to the winner of a competition; award
(US) an amount sometimes charged for a loan of money in addition to the interest
great value or regard: to put a premium on someone’s services
a fee, now rarely required, for instruction or apprenticeship in a profession or trade
at a premium
in great demand or of high value, usually because of scarcity
noun 1. an extremely powerful nation, especially one capable of influencing international events and the acts and policies of less powerful nations. 2. power greater in scope or magnitude than that which is considered natural or has previously existed. 3. power, especially mechanical or electric power, on an extremely large scale secured by the linking […]
- Supervisor mode
(Or “supervisor state”) An execution mode on some processors which enables execution of all instructions, including privileged instructions. It may also give access to different a address space, to memory management hardware and to other peripherals. This is the mode in which the operating system usually runs. Opposite: user mode. (1995-02-15)
- Supervisory board
noun 1. a board of management of which nonmanagerial workers are members, having supervisory powers over some aspects of management decision-making
adjective 1. of or relating to seeing or sight: a visual image. 2. used in seeing: the visual sense. 3. optical. 4. perceptible by the sense of sight; visible: a visual beauty. 5. perceptible by the mind; of the nature of a mental vision: a visual impression captured in a line of verse. noun 6. […]