Definition of Carrying charge

1. Noun. Charge made for carrying an account or for merchandise sold on an installment plan.

Generic synonyms: Charge

2. Noun. The opportunity cost of unproductive assets; the expense incurred by ownership.
Exact synonyms: Carrying Cost
Generic synonyms: Opportunity Cost

Lexicographical Neighbors of Carrying Charge

carryables
carryall
carryalls
carryback
carrybacks
carrycot
carrycots
carryed
carryforward
carryforwards
carrying
carrying-on
carrying a torch for
carrying angle
carrying capacity
carrying charge (current term)
carrying cost
carrying into action
carrying out
carrying the message to Garcia
carrying violation
carryings
carryless
carryon
carryons
carryout
carryouts
carryover
carryovers
carrytale

Literary usage of Carrying charge

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Iron Ores: Their Occurrence, Valuation, and Control by Edwin Clarence Eckel (1914)
"Proper carrying charge. — In figuring amortization against ore reserves, as well as in calculating the present value of large reserves, there seems to be ..."

2. History of the Barge Canal of New York State by Noble Earl Whitford (1922)
"While the terminal charge on miscellaneous freight from Duluth to Cleveland is thought to be about twice the carrying charge, the efficient handling ..."

3. Valuation of Public Service Corporations: Legal and Economic Phases of by Robert Harvey Whitten (1914)
"Interest is the investment carrying charge. Depreciation is the charge required to keep ... Together they constitute the total investment carrying charge. ..."

4. Practical Forestry in the Pacific Northwest: Protecting Existing Forests and by Edward Tyson Allen (1911)
"Example 1: With land worth $3.50 an acre at present, and an estimated carrying charge of 3 cents a year for protection and 20 cents per taxes, what stumpage ..."

5. Speculation and the Chicago Board of Trade by James Ernest Boyle (1920)
"The natural position of futures, in months under old-crop influences, is of course above cash by the amount of the carrying charge. The "carrying charge" ..."

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