relation

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun a connection or link between two things
  • noun a member of the same family as someone else

Aviation

Electronics

  • A connection or association between two or more entities. For instance, the correlation of the changes in a dependent variable to those of an independent variable.
  • A reference for comparison, location, or the like. For example, a phase relationship, a satellite which maintains a fixed relationship to the earth, or something whose dimensions are small in comparison to something else.
  • A two-dimensional table within a relational database.

Law

  • noun a procedure by which, for legal purposes, an act is deemed to have been done at an earlier time than was actually the case
  • plural noun links with other people or other groups.
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