value has definitions from the fields of color,mathematics,music
[ noun ] (mathematics) a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed


"the value assigned was 16 milliseconds"

Used in print

([Anonymous,] "The Attack on Employee Services"...)

Have you publicized the cents per hour value of the company 's share of insurance_premiums ?

(1961 Research Highlights of the National Bureau of...)

This work gave a heat_of_formation of aluminum fluoride which closely substantiates a value which had been determined by a less direct method , and raises this property to 15 percent above that accepted a_few years ago .

When values of temperature derived with this instrument were compared with the accepted values associated with liquid helium 4 vapor_pressures , differences of about 10 and 7 millidegrees respectively were found .

When values of temperature derived with this instrument were compared with the accepted values associated with liquid helium 4 vapor_pressures , differences of about 10 and 7 millidegrees respectively were found .

A significant effect discovered during the study is the existence of Prandtl numbers reaching values of more_than unity in the nitrogen dissociation region .

[ noun ] the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable


"the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world"

Used in print

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

writes : Do steam_baths have any health value ?

(Mr. America, 4:6...)

Seeing so many illustrations and reading so many testimonials to the value of Quick-Wate and Super-Protein , those two wonder-working Weider food supplements , he decided to try them and see what they could do for him .

(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)

Good taste and versatility , plus safety from spray poisons would be enough to recommend the frequent use of such a fruit , even if its nutritional values were limited .

None of these values is destroyed , not significantly altered by refrigeration storage .

(High Fidelity, 11:10...)

The easiest way to describe this release is to say that it reproduces an interesting and effective Steinberg performance with minimal alteration of its musical values .

[ noun ] the amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else




"he tried to estimate the value of the produce at normal prices"

Used in print

(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)

Areas should be large enough to include the attractions , have ample space for the use of facilities needed , and have room around the edges to protect the values of the area from encroachment by private developments .

The values of the site may be affected by the appearance of the adjoining lands , ownership and use of the land , and the utilities available there .

(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)

Subways improved land values without taking_away land ; freeways boost valuation less ( because the garages they require are not prime buildings by_a_long_shot ) , and reduce the acreage that can be taxed .

[ noun ] (color) relative darkness or lightness of a color


: "I establish the colors and principal values by organizing the painting into three values--dark, medium...and light"-Joe Hing Lowe

Used in print

(Norman Kent, "The Watercolor Art of Roy M. Mason"...)

First I make preliminary watercolor sketches in quarter scale ( approximately * * f inches ) in which I pay particular attention to the design principles of three simple values - the lightest light , the middle tone , and the darkest dark - by reducing the forms of my subject to these large patterns .

Then I plan my attack : the parts I will finish first , the range of values , the accenting of minor details - all_in_all , mechanics of producing the finished job with a maximum of crispness .

[ verb ] fix or determine the value of; assign a value to


"value the jewelry and art work in the estate"

Used in print

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

Dallas and North_Texas is known world-wide as the manufacturing and distribution center of cotton gin machinery and supplies , valued in the millions of dollars .

(Rhode Island Legislative Council. Research Report...)

It is difficult to tabulate exactly what was meant in each individual situation , but the conclusion may be drawn that 21 towns do not assess movable personal_property , and of the remainder only certain types are valued for tax purposes .

[ verb ] regard highly; think much of


"I respect his judgement" "We prize his creativity"

Used in print

(National Review...)

Referring to Britain , he says , `` We see a nation that traditionally values sovereignty above_all else willing to give_up its economy , placing this authority in Continental hands '' .

[ verb ] hold dear


"I prize these old photographs"

Used in print

(Terence O'Donnell, "Evenings at the Bridge"...)

The line of an eyebrow , the color of the skin , a ghazal from Hafiz , the purity of spring_water , the long afternoon among the boughs which crowd the upper story of a pavilion - these things are noticed , judged , and valued .

[ verb ] place a value on; judge the worth of something


"I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"

[ verb ] estimate the value of




"How would you rate his chances to become President?" "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"

Related terms

measure revalue evaluation

[ noun ] (music) the relative duration of a musical note

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duration music

[ noun ] an ideal accepted by some individual or group


"he has old-fashioned values"