the ratio between dividends paid out and earnings per share of common stock within a time period.
/ˈpeɪˌpɑːs/ noun 1. trademark a type of wave-and-pay system that employs RDIF technology, and allows shoppers to pay for low-value goods by touching their debit or credit card against an electronic reader See also wave-and-pay
[pey-per-klik] /ˈpeɪ pərˈklɪk/ noun 1. a system used to set prices for online advertisements on a search engine or other website, by which the advertiser pays a small fee to the website publisher each time a user clicks on the advertisement. adjective 2. noting or relating to such a system: pay-per-click ads to reach your […]
[pey-pur-vyoo, -per-] /ˈpeɪˌpɜrˈvyu, -pər-/ Television. noun 1. a system requiring that a subscriber pay for each program viewed: championship games seen only on pay-per-view. adjective 2. noting or pertaining to such a system. Abbreviation: ppv. noun 1. See free-to-air, pay television
/ˈpeɪˌfəʊn/ noun 1. a public telephone operated by coins or a phonecard n. also pay-phone, 1906, from pay (v.) + phone (n.).