Dividend vs Deposition - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between dividend and deposition

is that dividend is dividend while deposition is deposition, statement.



(en noun)
  • (arithmetic) A number or expression that is to be divided by another.
  • In "42 ÷ 3" the dividend is the 42.
  • (finance) A pro rata payment of money by a company to its shareholders, usually made periodically (eg, quarterly or annually).
  • Hyponyms

    * regular dividend, special dividend

    See also

    * addition, summation: (augend) + (addend) = (summand) × (summand) = (sum, total) * subtraction: (minuend) ? (subtrahend) = (difference) * multiplication: (multiplier) × (multiplicand) = (factor) × (factor) = (product) * division: (dividend) ÷ (divisor) = (quotient), remainder left over if divisor does not divide dividend * numerator ----




    (en noun)
  • The removal of someone from office.
  • The act of depositing material, especially by a natural process; the resultant deposit.
  • (chemistry) The production of a thin film of material onto an existing surface.
  • (legal) The process of taking sworn testimony out of court; the testimony so taken.
  • (meteorology) The formation of snow or frost directly from water vapor.
  • (physics) The transformation of a gas into a solid without an intermediate liquid phase (reverse of sublimation)
  • (religion) The formal placement of relics in a church or shrine, and the feast day commemorating it.
  • Synonyms

    * desublimation


    * erosion, corrosion * sublimation

    Derived terms

    * thin film deposition * vapor deposition