cash flow

the sum of the after-tax profit of a business plus depreciation and other noncash charges: used as an indication of internal funds available for stock dividends, purchase of buildings and equipment, etc.

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World English Dictionary
cash flow
1.  the movement of money into and out of a business
2.  a prediction of such movement over a given period

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Slang Dictionary

cash flow definition

  1. n.
    cash; ready money. : When I get a little cash flow at the end of the week, I'll treat you to a hamburger.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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Example sentences
But the company currently generates, even in these bad times, somewhere between
  three to four dollars a share in free cash flow.
After repeated losses, candidates will begin to find their cash flow choked off.
The owners, on the other hand, will still have cash flow even without football.
Fixed payments are what turn cash flow problems into catastrophes.
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