Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Perh. fr. E. rate, v. t., to value at a certain rate, to estimate, but more prob. fr. Sw. rata, to find fault, to blame, to despise, to hold cheap; cf. Icel. hrat, refuse, hrati, rubbish
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. raten, acc. to Skeat, from O. Fr. aretter, to impute—L. ad, to, reputāre, to count. Others explain as Scand., Sw. rata, to reject.
In literature:
The rate of interest method is the usual method in the commercial world.
"The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know" by Thomas Forsyth Hunt
I ain't a bit afeard of you at any rate.
"The Vicar of Bullhampton" by Anthony Trollope
The length of the full step in double time is 36 inches; the cadence is at the rate of 180 steps per minute.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
It was a tawdry affair, all Cupids and cornucopias, like a third-rate wedding cake.
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
Much of the land that now appears wet and marshy will in time be drained, and be the first rate soil for farming.
"A New Guide for Emigrants to the West" by J. M. Peck
Would you then make the rate that the five are paying a minimum rate?
"The Settlement of Wage Disputes" by Herbert Feis
Why, for example, is the rate of suicide strictly dependent everywhere upon season and weather?
"McClure's Magazine, Vol 31, No 2, June 1908" by Various
At any rate, it would improve the character of the people.
"British Socialism" by J. Ellis Barker
As it must be done, let it at any rate be said that they had done it.
"The Life of Cicero" by Anthony Trollope
And now, should she decide in Lord George's favour, would she be saved at any rate from that danger.
"Is He Popenjoy?" by Anthony Trollope
If she actually missed, at any rate, Mrs. Stringham's discomfort, that but showed how her own idea held her.
"The Wings of the Dove, Volume II" by Henry James
Such, at any rate, was the fancy of a man whose canoe came shooting down the river at this moment, like an arrow from a bow.
"Name and Fame" by Adeline Sergeant
At any rate, we shall in no way press the case against him.
"Through Russian Snows" by G. A Henty
At any rate, he must be told, and if you do not tell him, I shall.
"The Landleaguers" by Anthony Trollope
Talbot took charge, and began to shoot back Spanish at a great rate.
"Gold" by Stewart White
I should have visited Admiral Croft, however, at any rate.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
These rates vary from about one-third to more than double the basic rate.
"Area Handbook for Romania" by Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
This rate of increase was not only continued, but came to be greatly exceeded.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 4" by Various
Flat-rate lines originate more calls than do message-rate lines.
"Cyclopedia of Telephony and Telegraphy, Vol. 2" by Kempster Miller
She was very important at any rate to Mr. Traffick.
"Ayala's Angel" by Anthony Trollope
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In poetry:
Moreover I rate it unseemly
To hold that kind Heaven
Could work such device—to her ruin
And my misery.
"My Cicely" by Thomas Hardy
Since all Lodi, low and head ones,
Seem to pass that story by,
It may be the Lodi-bred ones
Rate it truly, and not I.
"The Bridge Of Lodi" by Thomas Hardy
It was a steed of noblest kind,
In spirit and in limb,
On which the desp'rate knight design'd
To the king's ship to swim!
"The Fatal Horse" by William Hayley
True! Thy resplendent rivers run,
And safe beneath a temp'rate sun
Springs the young verdure of thy plain,
Nor dreads a torrid Eastern reign.
"To Ireland" by William Drennan
How rate we now all griefs and scorn
That filled our youth with bitterness!
We had not known the Christ is born
But that we sought for One to bless!
"The Magi To The Star" by Mary Hannay Foott
My passions, and my appetites restrain,
That I henceforth no wicked act may do;
But may, o'er sin, a perfect conquest gain,
And that invet'rate enemy subdue.
"A Morning Prayer, To Be Us'd After A Person Is Up, Wash'd, And Dress'd" by Rees Prichard
In news:
"Last Ounce of Courage" Rated PG for thematic elements, some war images and brief smoking Release date: Sept 14 Rating: unpolished .
That rating is the highest rating assigned.
Santa Clarita's unemployment rate ticked up to 6.3 percent in October from 6.2 percent in September, while the nation's seasonally adjusted jobless rate moved to 7.9 percent over the month from 7.8 percent.
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EAST BRUNSWICK — The Middlesex Water Company 's recent rate increase won't affect rates in the township.
The council in November approved a 5 percent water rate increase for city customers effective in December as a result of Gwinnett County raising the rate it charges the city.
The employees' fixed payout rate, or the annual percentage allowed to be withdrawn, is based on the average benefit rate at which they acquired the annuities over time.
Baltimore County has maintained its top bond ratings from the major rating agencies, county officials said Friday.
NBC is marking a ratings achievement that it just pulled off for the first time in nine years: The Peacock Network won the ratings battle during premiere week in the key demographic of viewers 18-49, TVLine.com reports.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. President Barack Obama says he will not agree to any budget deal that extends current tax rates for the wealthiest taxpayers and says their rates should rise to help raise revenue.
Fixed Rate Mortgage or Adjustable Rate Mortgage.
Fed to keep rates low until jobless rate hits 6.5.
The tax rate for operating expenses was set at $3.2512 and the rate for debt services at $0.6622, combining for a total tax rate of $3.9134.
Says Big Island customers are seeing slightly lower rates - but all other islands saw their rates go up.
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In science:
Qualitatively, when β is small, and injection rates are faster than extraction rates (α > β ), the rate-limiting process is the exit step at i = N .
Ribosome recycling, diffusion, and mRNA loop formation in translational regulation
Exponential tightness and study of the rate function S Since the rate function S is the contraction of the relative entropy I (.|W ), it is clearly a good rate function.
Large deviations and stochastic calculus for large random matrices
The crosses correspond to the Level-1 rate, the circles to the HLT rate, and the triangles to the rate for a corrected E=T algorithm applied at the HLT.
The CMS High Level Trigger
Ruﬄe & Herbst (2000) found that a rate equation model using the scan rates of Katz et al. (1999) gives better agreement with the Monte Carlo models, than do models which utilize the fast scan rate.
Turbulence driven diffusion in protoplanetary disks - chemical effects in the outer disk
We found that the approximate rates from Dubrovich & Grachev (2005) were overestimated, and instead we considered a scaled rate in order to agree with the numerical n = 3 two-photon rate.
The effect of forbidden transitions on cosmological hydrogen and helium recombination
Finally, for the third assumption, the rate for equilibration within an effective trap is of the order of the rate of a previous stage of the effective dynamics, which is well-separated from the rate of the current stage as per the second assumption.
Duality between random trap and barrier models
Boundary of the simulation rate region for a binary erasure channel with erasure probability Pe = 0.75 and a Bernoulli-half input, where R1 is the description rate and R2 is the rate of common randomness.
Communication Requirements for Generating Correlated Random Variables
Burst fraction was calculated in two different ways: as the percentage of time in which the rate exceeds 200 kHz and as the percentage of time in which the rate exceeds 1.2 times the median rate value.
First results from the NEMO Phase 1 experiment
The upper solid curve represents the maximum theoretical rate attainable by the system. (a) Drop in rate due to a realistic excess noise of 4 %. (b) Drop due to a limited reconciliation eﬃciency of 90 %. (c) Drop due to the current impossibility to postprocess all the data at the optical emission rate.
Field test of a continuous-variable quantum key distribution prototype
Numerous theoretical and computational studies indicate that in the limit of large times the dynamics in the system can be determined by comparing entrance rate, exit rates and the transition rate at the slowest defect bond [19, 33].
Asymmetric Exclusion Processes with Disorder: Effect of Correlations
In the Netﬂix movie-rating database (discussed later; see Fig. 3), users have provided ratings for various movies, and the dates of ratings are also recorded.
Diamond Dicing
Multiple testing procedures for instance (see for an overview of existing methods), have been developed to control a certain type I error rate, such as the familywise error rate (FWER), or the false discovery rate (FDR) at a user-ﬁxed level.
Random threshold for linear model selection, revisited
The regular growth phase means that the growth rate of the total population is the same order as its expectation mt and the slow growth phase means that, almost surely, the growth rate is slower than the growth rate of its expectation.
Almost sure central limit theorem for branching random walks in random environment
Since each subpopulation i is unstructured, and copying takes place within it takes place at rate µii , we now have a coalescence rate between two lineages in subpopulation i at rate 2µii M .
Random copying in space
Eq. (1) can be used to calculate the expected SN Ia rate of an individual galaxy or the universe as a whole, given a properly normalized ˙ρ∗ (t) (for the cosmic SN Ia rate, we will use the star formation rate density).
The Impact of Metallicity on the Rate of Type Ia Supernovae
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