Proportional

  • 1 proportional — pro‧por‧tio‧nal [prəˈpɔːʆnəl ǁ ɔːr ] also pro‧por‧tion‧ate [prəˈpɔːʆnt ǁ ɔːr ] adjective something that is proportional to something else is related to it in terms of size, amount, importance etc: • The fee charged by the realtor is directly… …

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  • 2 proporţional — PROPORŢIONÁL, Ă, proporţionali, e, adj. Care formează o proporţie, care corespunde unei proporţii. ♢ Impozit proporţional = impozit stabilit în raport cu venitul cuiva. (mat.) Medie proporţională = rădăcina pătrată a produsului dintre două… …

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  • 3 proportional — proportional, proportionate, commensurate, commensurable are often used without marked distinction because all mean being duly proportioned to something else. Proportional and proportionate both imply due proportions either to a related thing or… …

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  • 4 Proportional — Pro*por tion*al, a. [L. proportionalis: cf. F. proportionnel.] 1. Having a due proportion, or comparative relation; being in suitable proportion or degree; as, the parts of an edifice are proportional. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Relating to, or… …

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  • 6 proportional — proportional, proportionate Both words mean ‘in due proportion, comparable’, and are used almost interchangeably, except in certain fixed expressions such as proportional parts and proportional representation. Otherwise, when proportional occurs… …

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  • 7 Proportional — Pro*por tion*al, n. 1. (Math.) Any number or quantity in a proportion; as, a mean proportional. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) The combining weight or equivalent of an element. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 proportional — Adj. (Mittelstufe) in gleichem Verhältnis zueinander stehend Beispiel: Die Nachfrage wächst proportional zum Bevölkerungswachstum. Kollokation: proportionaler Anteil am Vermögen …

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  • 9 proportional — [prə pôr′shə nəl, prōpôr′shə nəl] adj. [ME proporcional < L proportionalis] 1. of or determined by proportion; relative 2. having, or being in, proportion [pay proportional to work done] 3. Math. having the same or a constant ratio n. a… …

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  • 10 Proportional — sind Größen, welche eine Proportion (s.d.) bilden, dahin gehören Waaren mit ihren Preisen, Capitale mit den Zinsen, Kräfte mit ihren Geschwindigkeiten, Parallelogramme von[630] gleicher Höhe mit ihren Grundlinien, od. von gleichen Grundlinien mit …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 proportional — index commensurable, commensurate, congruous, harmonious, proportionate, relative (comparative) Burton s Legal Thesaurus …

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  • 12 proportional — 1560s, from L. proportionalis, from proportionem (see PROPORTION (Cf. proportion)). Related: Proportionally …

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  • 13 proportional — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ corresponding in size or amount to something else. DERIVATIVES proportionality noun proportionally adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 Proportional — Proportionalität besteht zwischen zwei Größen, wenn sie sich immer im gleichen Verhältnis ändern. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Grundlagen 2 Mathematische Definition 3 Schreibweise 4 Siehe auch // …

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  • 15 proportional — pro|por|tion|al [prəˈpo:ʃənəl US ˈpo:r ] adj something that is proportional to something else is in the correct or most suitable relationship to it in size, amount, importance etc ≠ ↑disproportionate proportional to ▪ The punishment should be… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 proportional — adjective a) At a constant ratio (to). Two magnitudes (numbers) are said to be proportional if the second varies in a direct relation arithmetically to the first. Quotation b) In proportion (to), proportionate. More common in US than UK. , The… …

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  • 17 proportional — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ approximately, roughly ▪ The amount of food a child needs is roughly proportional to her size. ▪ directly …

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  • 18 proportional — pro·por·ti·o·na̲l [ tsi̯o ] Adj; 1 proportional (zu etwas) geschr; entsprechend dem Anteil am Ganzen ↔ unproportional: Die Sitze im Parlament werden proportional verteilt (= jede Partei bekommt die Zahl der Sitze, die ihrem Anteil am Wahlergebnis …

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  • 19 proportional — [[t]prəpɔ͟ː(r)ʃən(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: usu v link ADJ to n If one amount is proportional to another, the two amounts increase and decrease at the same rate so there is always the same relationship between them. [FORMAL] Loss of weight is directly… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 proportional — adj. & n. adj. in due proportion; comparable (a proportional increase in the expense; resentment proportional to his injuries). n. Math. each of the terms of a proportion. Phrases and idioms: proportional representation an electoral system in… …

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