Coupon vs Component - What's the difference?

coupon | component |


As nouns the difference between coupon and component

is that coupon is while component is component.

coupon

English

(wikipedia coupon)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (obsolete) A certificate of interest due, printed at the bottom of transferable bonds (state, railroad, etc.), given for a term of years, designed to be cut off and presented for payment when the interest is due; an interest warrant.
  • (finance) Any interest payment made or due on a bond, debenture or similar (no longer by a physical coupon).
  • A section of a ticket, showing the holder to be entitled to some specified accommodation or service, as to a passage over a designated line of travel, a particular seat in a theater, a discount, etc.
  • (Scotland) The face.
  • Synonyms

    * (section of a ticket giving the holder some entitlement ): voucher

    Derived terms

    * couponer * couponing * zero coupon bond

    Anagrams

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    component

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A smaller, self-contained part of a larger entity. Often refers to a manufactured object that is part of a larger device.
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    Derived terms

    * componentless

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Making up a larger whole; as a component word.
  • Made up of smaller complete units in combination; as a component stereo.
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