Definitions for **"ratio"**

One value divided by another. The result is representative of the value of one quanitity in terms of the other.

The relation which one quantity or magnitude has to another of the same kind. It is expressed by the quotient of the division of the first by the second; thus, the ratio of 3 to 6 is expressed by 3/6 or ½; of a to b by a/b; or (less commonly) the second term is made the dividend; as, a:b = b/a.

Hence, fixed relation of number, quantity, or degree; rate; proportion; as, the ratio of representation in Congress.

The balance between the time spent on the recovery and the time spent on the pull through; an effective ratio produces the best results for the power expended and will vary for every crew.

This is the relationship between how fast the rowers pull the oars through the water (the drive) versus how fast they move on their slides between the release and the catch (the recovery). The average ration is 3:1 (Three times slower on the recovery than on the drive). The ration will vary with stroke rating and speed. At a 36 or higher the ratio is close to even.

the relationship between the time taken during the propulsive and recovery phases of a rowing or sculling action.

There are so called ratio ( FTP) servers. If you want to download (copy it to your own harddisk) some file you first have to upload ( copy to the FTP server ) a certain amount of data. A file ratio of 1:5 means you have to upload 5 files before you are allowed to download one.

Two numbers separated by a semi-colon. Indicates how much data you must upload to an FTP site before you are permitted to download anything.

A reference to either the turns ration or to the voltage ration of the transformer. It's the ration between the primary and the secondary. For example, a transformer with a 480-volt primary and a 120-volt secondary has a ratio of 4 to 1.

The ratio of a current transformer indicates the multiple between the current in the secondary lines and the current in the primary lines. For example: a 50:5 transformer will transmit 5 Amperes through the secondary line when the primary line is carrying 50 Amperes.

A reference to either the turns ratio or the voltage ratio of a transformer.

Quantified relationship between two phenomena, representing a specific situation of profitability, utilization of borrowings, level of investment, etc.

Denotes relationships of items within and between financial statements, e.g., current ratio, quick ratio, inventory turnover ratio and debt/net worth ratios.

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A measure of the frequency of one group of events relative to the frequency of a different group of events (e.g. the number of abortions per 1000 live births—abortion ratio).

The number of terminations per 1,000 live births. The ratio can be for all women or by age, race, or marital status, depending on the table.

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an important determinant of optimum health

A percentage; used in qualifying a borrower.

A percentage; used as a qualifying guideline in mortgage lending.

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The ratio of x to y (y is not equal to 0) is x\y and is sometimes written x:y.