any asset easily made liquid, as government bonds or savings deposits.
liquid assets that can be converted to cash very quickly, such as a bank deposit or bill of exchange
noun 1. a strike by a missile that is not a direct hit but is close enough to damage the target. 2. an instance of two vehicles, aircraft, etc., narrowly avoiding a collision. 3. something that falls narrowly short of its object or of success: an interesting movie, but a near miss. noun 1. a […]
[neer] /nɪər/ adverb, nearer, nearest. 1. close; to a point or place not far away: Come near so I won’t have to shout. 2. at, within, or to a short distance. 3. close in time: The New Year draws near. 4. close in relation; closely with respect to connection, similarity, intimacy, etc. (often used in […]
[neer-point] /ˈnɪərˌpɔɪnt/ noun, Ophthalmology. 1. the point nearest the eye at which an object is clearly focused on the retina when accommodation of the eye is at a maximum.
- Near real-time
adjective 1. denoting or relating to a data-processing system that is slightly slower than real-time