Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., fr. reri, ratus, to reckon, believe, think, judge. See Reason
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. ratio, reason—rēri, ratus, to think.
This is less than the column with no steel and with practically the same ratio of slenderness.
"Some Mooted Questions in Reinforced Concrete Design" by Edward Godfrey
They all agreed on a definite ratio.
"Essays in Liberalism" by Various
The ratio of the length of string sounding a fundamental, to the length necessary to sound its minor third, is that of 6 to 5.
"Piano Tuning" by J. Cree Fischer
The former is the ratio of the light produced to the amount of energy radiated by the light-source.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh
Besides, your property value will decline in direct ratio.
"If You're Going to Live in the Country" by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
Wanton vandalism is vandalism largely in the ratio that it is wanton.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of 12)"
If the density be inversely as the square roots of the distances, the times will be directly in the same ratio.
"Outlines of a Mechanical Theory of Storms" by T. Bassnett
By the Census, the population of Virginia in 1790 was 748,308, and in 1860, 1,596,318, making the ratio of increase 113.32 per cent.
"Continental Monthly , Vol V. Issue III. March, 1864" by Various
From 1820 to 1830 the ratio of increase was again raised to 37 per cent.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. III, No. V, May, 1863" by Various
No definite ratios could be found from the various kinds of matings.
"Applied Eugenics" by Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
An expert picks six European jaunts with a high luxury-to-cost ratio.
Participants were significantly more likely to choose the images with lower facial-width ratio as trustworthy .
Statistics such as WPM and error ratio are displayed at the bottom of the screen.
Student-to-faculty ratio: 6 to 1.
20hp @ 1750 rpm 35.1 Gear Ratio 23,800 in lbs.
They look for a good quality/price ratio.
Sony XEL-1's 11-inch screen is a mere 3 mm thick and features a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio.
The LCD model sports a 21:9 aspect ratio capable of displaying likewise cinematic formats, such as Panavision, without letterboxing the picture.
Toy with ratios to find what you like best.
If there is one thing mobile handset producers cannot agree on, it's aspect ratio.
3 aspect ratio, same as television used for decades before switching to 16:9 widescreen.
BC-BKC--NCAA Ind Assist Turnover Ratio, BKC.
As you may know, there are different rear axle gear ratio options to choose from when purchasing a new full-size pickup.
"We're not as uptight about a 5 percent stocks-to-use ratio for soybeans as we are for corn," says American Farm Bureau Federation Deputy Chief Economist John Anderson.
Targeted for use in surveillance applications, the Niles Audio Corp CAM -PB miniature color CCTV camera features 480 lines of resolution, a 1/3-inch CCD element, and a 48 dB signal-to-noise ratio.
In Fig. 2 we show a correlation plot between the ratio of B (E 2) values and the energy ratio R.
Collective states from random interactions
These 10,000 ﬂux ratios were then compared with the distribution of the real ﬂux ratios via KolmogorovSmirnoff two-sample tests.
The SCUBA Local Universe Galaxy Survey II. 450 micron data - evidence for cold dust in bright IRAS Galaxies
This ratio is simply given by the ratios of the mean lifetime of a WR star to that of an OV–type star.
Stellar evolution with rotation X: Wolf-Rayet star populations at solar metallicity
The scaling variable is unusual: a ratio of logarithms, in contrast with the ordinary ratio underlying the size distribution (2).
Leadership Statistics in Random Structures
The last ratio in this equation is ﬁxed, so the probability depends only on the ﬁrst ratio (the inverse of the projected density within a clump) which could be slowly varying.
Observations of cluster substructure using weakly lensed sextupole moments