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The word Loss is a term used to infer a state of mind of person(s) who has/have nothing in return of giving something. It may also be termed as a State of Mind to a person(s) who is/are not satisfied of the return of his/their effort()s. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (from wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...


A person may perform some effort in the following scenarios:


1)As a payment for the satisfaction he might have already received in Past. 2)As a payment for the satisfaction he might be receiving at present 3) As a payment for satisfaction he might receive in future.


The word effort has been used here in broader terms: The term efforts means and includes any physical work performed instructions given,resources incurred or any other situation that makes the person feel that something has been performed on his part that deserves something in return.


The term satisfaction is also a state of mind for a person or a group of persons that makes them believe that something has been added to their owned resources that is equal to more than the efforts performed in the case as above in the paragraph.


In other words a Loss is an unconsiderated outlay of efforts as has been stated in the paragraph hereinabove.


Loss may refer to:


In fiction:

In music: Lord Loss is the Demon Lord from Darren Shans 10 book series The Demonata. ... Loss has been a member of both the Morlocks and later on of Gene Nation. ...

  • Joe Loss, the founder of The Joe Loss Orchestra
  • Loss (album), the debut album of Mull Historical Society

In telecommunications: Joshua Alexander Loss or Joe Loss, musician, born 22 June 1909 in Bishopsgate, London. ... Loss is the debut album of Scottish indie pop band Mull Historical Society. ...

  • Angular misalignment loss, power loss caused by the deviation from optimum angular alignment
  • Return loss, the ratio of the amplitude of the reflected wave to the amplitude of the incident wave
  • Bridging loss, the loss that results when an impedance is connected across a transmission line
  • Free-space loss, the loss in signal strength that would result if all influences were sufficiently removed having no effect on its propagation
  • Path loss, the attenuation undergone by an electromagnetic wave in transit from a transmitter to a receiver
  • Optical return loss, the ratio of the optical power arriving at an interface to the optical power reflected back from the same interface
  • Coupling loss, the loss that occurs when energy is transferred from one circuit, optical device, or medium to another

In other fields: In waveguide design and construction, angular misalignment loss is Power loss caused by the deviation from optimum angular alignment of the axes of source-to-waveguide, waveguide-to-waveguide, or waveguide-to-detector. ... In telecommunication, return loss is the ratio, at the junction of a transmission line and a terminating impedance or other discontinuity, of the amplitude of the reflected wave to the amplitude of the incident wave. ... Bridging loss: At a given frequency, the loss that results when an impedance is connected across a transmission line. ... In telecommunication, free-space loss is the loss in signal strength (see discussion) that would result if all absorbing, diffracting, obstructing, refracting, scattering, and reflecting influences were sufficiently removed so as to have no effect on its propagation. ... Path loss: In a communication system, the attenuation undergone by an electromagnetic wave in transit between a transmitter and a receiver. ... In fiber optics and telecommunications, optical return loss(ORL) is the ratio of the optical power arriving at an interface to the optical power reflected back from the same interface. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

In Major League Baseball, a loss (denoted L) is charged to the pitcher of the losing team who allows the run that gives the opposing team the lead which the game is won with (the go-ahead run). ... The Loss is a fourth season episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. ... An artists rendition of the Rainbow Bridge, a mythical place where beloved pets wait in health and happiness for their owners to arrive, after they die. ...

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Loss - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (209 words)
Loss is often expressed as a negative gain (if expressed in dB) or as a gain of less than one.
Loss in insurance is the reduction in economical value after an event occurs.
Loss in finance is the reduction in economical value of an asset or the mark-to-market of a derivative.
Loss leader - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (863 words)
One use of a loss leader is to draw customers into a store where they are likely to buy other goods.
A loss leader is typically placed at the back of a store, so that purchasers must walk past racks of other displayed goods which have higher profit margins.
A loss leader is usually a product that customers purchase frequently: thus they are aware of the usual price and that the offered price is a bargain.
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