convertible convertible  /kən ˈvɜr tə bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a car that has top that can be folded or removed
  2. (n) a corporate security (usually bonds or preferred stock) that can be exchanged for another form of security (usually common stock)
  3. (n) a sofa that can be converted into a bed
  4. (adj) capable of being exchanged for or replaced by something of equal value
  5. (adj) designed to be changed from one use or form to another
  6. (adj) capable of being changed in substance as if by alchemy

Usage(s):

  1. There the car was rebuilt into a convertible and secretly shipped back East.
  2. When GM decided to kick up some custom retro mojo, it commissioned the Chevy SSR, an awesome-looking hotrod pickup truck with composite body panels and a slick convertible top.
  3. The buyer of a convertible car used to type himself as a free-spending sport.

News

  1. Travel Scene: Wisconsin tour is tops for convertible car owners

    Attention convertible lovers: It's time to register for the Midwest's Topless Tour.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Post-Bulletin

  2. Ex-Div Reminder for Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust's Series D Cumulative Convertible Perpetual Preferred Shares

    On 6/18/13, Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust's 7.25% Series D Cumulative Convertible Perpetual Preferred Shares (NYSE: RPT.PRD) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.9062, payable on 7/1/13. As a percentage of RPT.PRD's recent share price of $59.94, this dividend works out to approximately 1.51%, so look for shares of RPT.PRD to trade 1.51% lower — all else being equal — when ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Gabelli Convertible and Income Securities Fund's Series B Cumulative Preferred Stock Ex-Dividend Reminder

    On 6/17/13, Gabelli Convertible and Income Securities Fund's Series B 6.00% Cumulative Preferred Stock (NYSE: GCV.PRB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.375, payable on 6/26/13. As a percentage of GCV.PRB's recent share price of $25.41, this dividend works out to approximately 1.48%, so look for shares of GCV.PRB to trade 1.48% lower ? all else being equal ? when GCV.PRB ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Forbes

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Quotes

  1. O'Sullivan told the BBC: "It was more important to win the game but it gives me a few more choices in the summer. I'll be getting a Bentley GT Convertible now - I've been dying for one. It's never going to be easy against someone from the same era....
    on Apr 28, 2008 By: Ronnie O Sullivan Source: Sky News

  2. "On Chavez's recent visit last Nov. 21, I seriously discussed with him the risks of assassination as he is constantly out in the open in convertible vehicles," wrote Castro, who himself survived dozens of CIA-backed attempts on his life since...
    on Nov 30, 2007 By: Fidel Castro Source: FOXNews

  3. "The real problem is that the guy damaged my 1975 convertible Caprice Classic," Culpepper said.
    on Jun 14, 2007 By: Daunte Culpepper Source: SI.com

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