rating

Definitions

General English

Accounting

  • noun the act of giving something a value, or the value given
  • noun the valuing of property for local taxes

Aviation

Electronics

  • A rated or named value, or interval of values, describing a property or the behavior of a component, circuit, device, piece of equipment, or system operated under given conditions. For instance, a rated frequency. The actual observed value, or interval of values, may not coincide with these numbers. For instance, the voltage supplied by an AC power line in a given country. Also called nominal value, or nominal rating.
  • A rated or named value, or interval of values, describing the operational limits of a component, circuit, device, piece of equipment, or system operated under given conditions. For instance, a power rating.

Military

  • noun a junior non-commissioned rank in the navy
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