• WordNet 3.6
    • n proration the proportional limitation of production or distribution of something (e.g. crude oil or natural gas) to some fractional part of the total capacity of each producer
    • ***


In literature:

The amount of relief each person received was prorated on such a basis.
"The True Story of Our National Calamity of Flood, Fire and Tornado" by Logan Marshall
Ryer's total of 2,600 prorated among 49 villages, would yield 53 persons each.
"The Aboriginal Population of the San Joaquin Valley, California" by Sherburne F. Cook

In news:

With the Rangers failing to clear the cap space to compete with Vancouver's $10 million, prorated offer, news is breaking tonight that Sundin will become a Vancouver Canuck.
0The ProRate gravimetric blender handles pellets, regrind, and raw materials.
New education budget is proration -free.
Lottery in Alabama could put an end to proration .
Declares 10.6% proration in Alabama.
Prorated 3Q12 distribution of $1.48 per unit declared.
Every worker, from sales to editorial to distribution, will receive a $5,000 bonus , prorated for those who joined Random House during the year.
Today, Peter Forsberg, 37, signed a one-year, $1 million contract prorated with a bit more than one third of the season left to play.
Prorated over the final 11 games, he would have made $7.44 million.

In science:

As a result, the prorated predictor in a given area is not consistent as the sample size in that area increases.
New Important Developments in Small Area Estimation
Additionally, estimation of the PMSE of the prorated predictors is not straightforward.
New Important Developments in Small Area Estimation