(1) the vessel's owners could not amortize her high capital costs(2) The following year a sinking fund was established in an effort to amortize the debt.(3) A robot helping in a manufacturing production run may last only 6 months, not enough time to amortize a big investment in engineering.(4) Special privileges, such as monopolies on the local production and sale of Venetian style glass, helped glassmakers to amortize the high cost of setting up a new factory and importing skilled workers.(5) they want to amortize the tooling costs quickly(6) The lender "terms out" the carryover debt that is not cleaned up, but the cash flow from operations is insufficient to amortize the debt.(7) To amortize that investment, it is desirable that a given facility be designed to serve for several ecosystem generations.(8) The math is both simple and complex; calculating the periodic interest is simple but finding the exact periodic payment to amortize the debt is complex.(9) A newer trailer allows you to amortize the initial cost over more years and maximize the benefits of the features you request.(10) Its aim was to repurpose content and, in so doing, to amortize the cost of news gathering and talent across 24 hours of cable television as well as the existing 20 hours (roughly speaking) of broadcast time.(11) Currently, companies that hedge an interest-rate or price risk with an option contract can amortize the cost of the option (the premium) over the life of the contract.(12) Because much of the outlay pays for property, plant, and equipment, most food chains amortize this cost over several years.(13) eighty per cent of the proceeds has been used to amortize the public debt(14) In the short run, it is made to appear sustainable in some degree by inflation, which causes a country to amortize its debts via interest rates.(15) In contrast, he argues, purchase accounting is more appropriate, because an acquirer must write up the assets it buys and amortize for a period of not more than 20 years the premium it pays in excess of the target's book value.(16) Its stock, trading at just two to three times earnings before, interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization , was low, even for the down-trodden auto-parts industry.