## Look up: rational

1. rational
[Mathematics] a fractional number n/d, where n and d are integers, n is the numerator and d is the denominator. The set of all rational numbers is usually called Q. Computers do not usually deal with rational numbers but instead convert them to real numbers which are represented (approximately in s...
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2. rational
[adj] - (math) capable of being expressed as a quotient of integers 2. [adj] - consistent with or based on or using reason 3. [adj] - having its source in or being guided by the intellect (distinguished from experience or emotion)
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3. Rational
Ra'tion·al (răsh'ŭn* a l) adjective [ Latin rationalis : confer French rationnel . See Ratio , Reason , and confer Rationale .] 1. Relating to the reason; not physical; mental. « Mor...
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4. Rational
Ra'tion·al noun A rational being. Young.
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5. rational
1. Relating to reason; not physical; mental. 'Moral philosophy was his chiefest end; for the rational, the natural, and mathematics . . . Were but simple pastimes in comparison of the other.' (Sir T. North) ... 2. Having reason, or the faculty of reasoning; endowed with reason or understanding; reas...
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6. rational
adjective having its source in or being guided by the intellect (distinguished from experience or emotion); `a rational analysis`
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7. rational
adjective capable of being expressed as a quotient of integers; `rational numbers`
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1. rational
adjective consistent with or based on or using reason; `rational behavior`; `a process of rational inference`; `rational thought`
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2. rational
An adjective. Has several definitions.: (1) characterizing behavior that purposefully chooses means to achieve ends (as in Landes, 1969/1993, p 21). (2) characterizing preferences which are complete and transitive, and therefore can be represented by a utility function (e.g. Mas-Coleil). (3) charact...
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3. rational
(ră´shәn-әl) based upon reason; characterized by possession of one's reason.
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4. Rational
• (a.) Relating to the reason; not physical; mental. • (a.) Having reason, or the faculty of reasoning; endowed with reason or understanding; reasoning. • (a.) Expressing the type, structure, relations, and reactions of a compound; graphic; -- said of formulae. See under Formula. &bul...
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5. rational
grounded in the faculty of reason rather than in sensibility. (See also intelligible.)
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6. rational
Type: Term Pronunciation: rash′un Definitions: 1. Pertaining to reasoning or to the higher thought processes; based on objective or scientific knowledge, in contrast to empiric (1). 2. Influenced by reasoning rather than by emotion. 3. Having the reasoning faculties; not delirious or comatose....
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7. rational
1) Clear-headed 2) Coherent 3) Commonsense 4) Commonsensical 5) Consistent 6) Demythologised 7) Demythologized 8) Intelligent 9) Levelheaded 10) Logical 11) Lucid 12) Normal 13) Reasonable 14) Reasoned ...
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