SUPERANNUATION is a. the act of discharging someone because of age (especially to cause someone to retire from service on a pension) or, b. a monthly payment made to someone who is retired from work.
ORDER OF MAGNITUDE is a number assigned to the ratio of two quantities; two quantities are of the same order of magnitude if one is less than 10 times as large as the other; the number of magnitudes that the quantities differ is specified to within a power of 10.
FACTORING is the practice of buying debt at a discount, e.g., if somebody owes you $10,000 payable within a year, a factoring lender may pay you $9,000 for the debt. You receive $9,000 cash quickly, but at the cost of the $1,000 discount.
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