ratio

Definitions

General English

  • noun an amount of something measured in relation to another amount

Construction

  • The relative size of two quantities expressed as one divided by the other.

Economics

  • noun the proportion or quantity of something compared to something else. It is the figure which results from dividing one number by another.

Electronics

  • A relationship between two quantities consisting of one being divided by the other. For example, a signal-to-noise ratio, a charge-mass ratio, an aspect ratio, a cell loss ratio, a compression ratio, or gain expressed as a ratio of an output to an input.

Medical

  • noun a number which shows a proportion or which is the result of one number divided by another
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