valuation
EnglishEdit
EtymologyEdit
Middle French valuation, noun of action from valuer, from Old French valoir.
PronunciationEdit
NounEdit
valuation (countable and uncountable, plural valuations)
 An estimation of something's worth.
 (finance, insurance) The process of estimating the value of a financial asset or liability.
 1993, Historic American Building Survey, Town of Clayburg: Refractories Company Town, National Park Service, page 4:
 The tax assessor put them in fourteen valuation groups ranging from one twostory brick house and two oneandahalfstory houses to the largest groups of eighteen twostory houses and twentyfour onestory bungalows.
 1993, Historic American Building Survey, Town of Clayburg: Refractories Company Town, National Park Service, page 4:
 (logic, propositional logic, model theory) An assignment of truth values to propositional variables, with a corresponding assignment of truth values to all propositional formulas with those variables (obtained through the recursive application of truthvalued functions corresponding to the logical connectives making up those formulas).
 (logic, firstorder logic, model theory) A structure, and the corresponding assignment of a truth value to each sentence in the language for that structure.
 (algebra) A measure of size or multiplicity.
 (measure theory, domain theory) A map from the class of open sets of a topological space to the set of positive real numbers including infinity.
Related termsEdit
TranslationsEdit
estimation of something's worth or market value (senses 1, 2)

See alsoEdit
 (logic): interpretation