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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj cost-plus determining payment based on the actual cost of production plus an agreed-upon fee or rate of profit "a cost-plus government contract"
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In literature:

Plus ten percent of the cost of the software and the hardware, for maintenance.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
Well, cost of production is-what we put in the pool, plus the cost of making the prints I got in Los.
"The Heritage of the Sioux" by B.M. Bower
And the cost was to be three dollars and seventy cents, plus the cost of copying the specifications at ten cents a sheet.
"The Age of Invention" by Holland Thompson
But it was debatable whether this satisfaction plus the possession of a questionable Corot was worth its cost.
"Red Masquerade" by Louis Joseph Vance
Three-and-sixpence represents the cost of the spirit plus pre-war taxation.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, Apr 2, 1919" by Various
The contracts are on a basis of cost, plus ten per cent.
"Burned Bridges" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
The contractor was paid on the basis of cost plus ten per cent for labor and plus five per cent for materials.
"Third Biennial Report of the Oregon State Highway Commission" by S. Benson, W. L. Thompson, R. A. Booth, Herbert Nunn
The cost price, plus profit, is the production price as established by the capitalist.
"The life and teaching of Karl Marx" by M. Beer
All this, plus a servant, only cost me ten sequins a month.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. VI (of VI), "Spanish Passions" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
It was a very poor copy indeed, and cost him L60, plus ten per cent.
"The Confessions of a Collector" by William Carew Hazlitt

In news:

Tickets cost $25 to $145 plus fees via
Superior Court Judge Frank Cuthbertson said the three days Stephen Wesley Ungerbuehler served immediately after his arrest – plus $800 in court costs – should be enough punishment.
Order a $50 Ruby Tuesday's gift card on the restaurant's website and they'll mail you the card plus a bonus $15 gift card with no shipping cost.
The coins will be sold at prices tied to their face value and the cost of production, plus a surcharge.
He supports the idea of a park on the 300-plus-acre campus south of downtown, but said the city was taking on too much risk without knowing the condition or maintenance costs of the old Dix buildings.
Cost is $15, plus $5 materials fee.
Tickets for Critic's Choice, a special dining area offering samples of 18 of critic Carol Deptolla's Top 30 restaurants plus premium wines and beers, cost an extra $19 ($20 at the door) - tickets left for Sunday only.
Tuition for this extensive training program is $245 to cover the direct costs plus a volunteer commitment of 50 hours each year for two years working with over 300 other Master Gardeners on a variety of community educational projects.
100-million gift to cover costs for 30-plus UCLA medical students.
Tickets Cost $39 to $69, plus fees.
GM/Chrysler bailout costs taxpayers more than $100 billion plus $25 million for a marketing blitz (National Review 5.16.12).
Plus they, along with our local California Farmers Insurance agent, have given us a few examples of what a typical policy would cost you.
Wildlife and Parks— Jordan D Wiser, Bonner Springs, fishing without a license, fine plus costs $152.
Now, the cost is also shared by the Legion 's auxiliary and the sons of the Legion, plus they accept donations.
Tickets cost $30 to $40 plus fees via

In science:

Management constraints include requirements on the connectivity of a physical topology, signal-to-interference plus noise ratio (SINR) and recon figuration cost.
Randomized Distributed Configuration Management of Wireless Networks: Multi-layer Markov Random Fields and Near-Optimality
Let tprf denote the cost of evaluating the PRF plus the hash function in the VSR-AA protocol with security parameter λ.
Efficient Defence against Misbehaving TCP Receiver DoS Attacks
The cost of a covering set for the PVM is the number of miscovered points plus a baseline charge of λ: Cl (j ) = λ + |B (zj ) ∩ (X \ Xl )|.
Classification by Set Cover: The Prototype Vector Machine
It states that the cost to travel from x to y is smaller than the cost to go from x to m(x) in one step (V (x) + log(2d)), plus the cost to go from m(x) to m(y ) (am (x, y )), plus the cost to go from m(y ) to y in one step (Z (y ) + log(2d)). A similar interpretation holds for (2.7).
Lyapunov exponents, shape theorems and large deviations for the random walk in random potential
We have obtained a MOSIS quotation for fabrication and packaging of a sufficient number of 4-channel preamp ASICs plus spares for the sPHENIX EMCal and HCal for a cost of $2.80/channel.
sPHENIX: An Upgrade Concept from the PHENIX Collaboration
We show that MTOSampler not only provably enhances the efficiency of sampling, but also achieves significant savings on query cost over real-world online social networks such as Google Plus, Epinion etc.
Faster Random Walks By Rewiring Online Social Networks On-The-Fly
The main costs are caused by matrix-vector products H x and inner products yHx plus the solution of the relatively small generalized eigenvalue problem (8).
Computations in Quantum Tensor Networks
The cost is defined to be the number of query calls, multiplied by the number of qubits, plus the number of gates .
From Monte Carlo to Quantum Computation
Cost. A full-dome pro jection system plus large (≥ 10 m) dome can cost well over $1 million.
Future Directions in Astronomy Visualisation
The important consequence, for our purpose, is that the extra cost between this case and the previous one, is simply polynomial. The complex part (Reiter) is computed with the same basic cardinality k, size of the blocks, and not k’, size of the block plus its cover.
Space-contained conflict revision, for geographic information
Thus taking a 50 kTon detector as an example, these two cost drivers (the liquid argon plus a containment tank) would cost about $50M + $18M = $68M .
Report of the US long baseline neutrino experiment study
This results in two costs: the overhead of constantly checking of spreadsheets, even when they are correct, plus the delay in addressing any underlying business issue.
Enterprise Spreadsheet Management: A Necessary Good
Relative cost of SLDD.—For an [[n, k, d]] code and an SLDD sequence, the number of stabilizer generators (n − k) plus logical operator generators (2k) yields | ˆΩ| = n + k, which means that c ˆS∪ ˆL = f (N )n+k < c ˆPn = f (N )2n .
Optimally combining dynamical decoupling and quantum error correction
The total length of the transmission is thus the number of bits required to encode the theory (the theory cost) plus the bits needed to identify and correct the exceptions (the exceptions cost).
Improved Use of Continuous Attributes in C4.5
The new physics capability is assumed to be proportional to the logarithm of the ratio of the beam energies for the new and old facilities, whereas the cost is assumed to have a fixed component plus one that is linear with the energy of the beam.
Summary of the Very Large Hadron Collider Physics and Detector Subgroup