The sum of the principal plus accrued interest for a given time. In the case of a sinking fund involving periodic deposits of money, the amount of such fund is the sum of the "amounts" of the deposits.
The data element of the strip code/ACCS used for recording the amount of a transaction in US Dollars. All source documents should show the amount of a transaction in the local currency, the conversion rate, and the US dollar equivalent. But only the US dollar equivalent should be a part of the strip code.
Amount is an alternative to typing mount and umount or using the automounter. Stick 'amount' at the start of your command line and things will be mounted as needed and unmounted when the command has finished.
The term "amount", when used in regard to securities, means the principal amount if relating to evidences of indebtedness, the number of shares if relating to shares, and the number of units if relating to any other kind of security.