Spread


Spread

Spread may refer to:
*Statistical dispersion
*Spread (food), an edible paste put on other foods
*the score difference being wagered on in spread betting
*the measure of line inclination in rational trigonometry
*Temperature-Dewpoint spread, dew point depression
*Two-page spread a redundant term, also simply called "spread", referring to two adjacent, facing pages in a magazine or other publication with conjoined or connected content
*In finance, the difference in price between related securities,
**Bid/offer spread, between the buying and selling price of a commodity or security
**Spread trade, between two related securities or commodities
**Option adjusted spread, on mortgage backed securities where the borrower has the right to repay in full
**Yield spread, difference in percentage rate of return of two instruments
**Yield curve spread, on mortgage backed securities
**Credit spread (bond), on bonds
* a term used for speed reading in American high school debate.

*The laying of Tarot cards in a certain manner

*"Spread" (film), a 2009 film

See also:

*Seafloor spreading, the process leading to continental drift
*Spread spectrum, communications signals over a range of frequencies
*Spread trader, holding positions in related securities, to trade the difference in price
*Spread offense, an offensive scheme in American Football designed to stretch the field horizontally
*Spread limit, a limit on a raise in poker
*Spread polynomials, a polynomial sequence arising in rational trigonometry
*$pread, a quarterly magazine by and for sex workers
*"Spread", a song by OutKast from their 2003 album "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below"
*Spread Toolkit - an open source toolkit that provides a high performance messaging service


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  • Spread — (spr[e^]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spread}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spreading}.] [OE. spreden, AS. spr[ae]dan; akin to D. spreiden, spreijen, LG. spreden, spreen, spreien, G. spreiten, Dan. sprede, Sw. sprida. Cf. {Spray} water flying in drops.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spread — (spr[e^]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spread}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spreading}.] [OE. spreden, AS. spr[ae]dan; akin to D. spreiden, spreijen, LG. spreden, spreen, spreien, G. spreiten, Dan. sprede, Sw. sprida. Cf. {Spray} water flying in drops.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spread — vb Spread, circulate, disseminate, diffuse, propagate, radiate can all mean to extend or cause to extend over an area or space. Spread basically implies a drawing or stretching out to the limit {spread a net} {spread a cloth on the ground} {the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • spread — n 1 a: the difference between any two prices for similar articles the spread between the list price and the market price of an article b: the difference between the highest and lowest prices of a product or security for a given period c: the… …   Law dictionary

  • spread — [spred] vt. spread, spreading [ME spreden < OE sprædan, akin to Ger spreiten < IE * sprei d , to sprinkle, strew < base * (s)p(h)er , to strew, spray, burst (of buds) > SPRAY1, SPRAWL, SPROUT] 1. to draw out so as to display more… …   English World dictionary

  • Spread — est un mot anglais qui signifie, entre autres, écart. Son utilisation, sur les marchés financiers, sous cette acception, est universelle et très diverse. Sur tous les marchés Bid/Ask, de Bid and Ask spread Calendar spread Expiry spread Sur les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Spread — 〈[sprɛ̣d] m. 6 oder n. 15〉 Zinsaufschlag auf einen Basiszins, der mit sinkender Bonität des Kreditnehmers u. sinkendem Wettbewerb aufseiten des Kreditgebers steigt [engl., „Verbreitung, Verteilung, Streuung“] * * * Spread [sprɛd], der; s, s [engl …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Spread — Spread, n. 1. Extent; compass. [1913 Webster] I have got a fine spread of improvable land. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. Expansion of parts. [1913 Webster] No flower hath spread like that of the woodbine. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 3. A cloth used as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spread — Spread, v. i. 1. To extend in length and breadth in all directions, or in breadth only; to be extended or stretched; to expand. [1913 Webster] Plants, if they spread much, are seldom tall. Bacon. [1913 Webster] Governor Winthrop, and his… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spread — Spread, imp. & p. p. of {Spread}, v. [1913 Webster] {Spread eagle}. (a) An eagle with outspread wings, the national emblem of the United States. (b) The figure of an eagle, with its wings elevated and its legs extended; often met as a device upon …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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