HyperDic: wear_and_tear

English > 1 sense of the expression wear and tear:
NOUNpossessionwear and tear, depreciationdecrease in value of an asset due to obsolescence or use
English > wear and tear: 1 sense > noun 1, possession
Meaningdecrease in value of an asset due to obsolescence or use.
Synonymdepreciation
Narrowerstraight-line method, straight-line method of depreciation(accounting) a method of calculating depreciation by taking an equal amount of the asset's cost as an expense for each year of the asset's useful life
write-off, write-down(accounting) reduction in the book value of an asset
Broaderfinancial lossLoss of money or decrease in financial value
non-cash expenseAn expense (such as depreciation) that is not paid for in cash
Spanishdepreciación, desgaste, desvalorización

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