Definitions for "perpetuity"
Endless time.
The number of years' purchase to be given for an annuity to continue forever.
A perpetual annuity.
Keywords:  tuit, renta, consol, british, espa
A constant stream of cash flows without end. A British consol is an example.
A bequest, obligation or activity that has no end in time.
A constant stream of identical cash flows without end, such as a British consol.
Keywords:  vest, quotrule, gestation, plus, twenty
The quality or state of being perpetual; as, the perpetuity of laws.
The taking of property out of the channel of commerce by limiting its capacity to be sold for a period of time longer than that of a life in being plus 21 years and a period of gestation. It is the condition of an estate limited so that it will not take effect or vest within a period fixed by law. Also called the "Rule Against Remoteness of Vesting."
rule against. A common law rule, now amended by the Perpetuity Act, restricting the length of time into the future that a person can control the disposition of land. The common law rule is commonly stated as "[a]n interest in property must vest, if at all, not later than a life or lives in being plus twenty-one years."
the property of being perpetual (seemingly ceaseless)
The number of years in which the simple interest of any sum becomes equal to the principal.
a property of trusts or endowment funds, describing an assurance of useful income, by means of returning some of the income back into the fund, as far as actuaries can predict, e.g., for fifty or more years.
The quality or condition of an estate by which it becomes inalienable, either perpetually or for a very long period; also, the estate itself so modified or perpetuated.
Keywords:  duration, limitations, time
Duration without limitations as to time.
Keywords:  something
Something that is perpetual.
Keywords:  bond, fixed, issued, government, pay
a bond that will pay a fixed amount of money each year until it is purchased by the government that issued it
Keywords:  see
see in perpetuity.