- amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
- a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
- the relative speed of progress or change
Naval term for rank when referring to non-officers.
The annual rate of interest on a loan, expressed as a percentage of 100
Term commonly used to denote the amount of active ingredient or formulation applied per unit area, per plant etc. (application rate) regardless of percentage of chemical in the carrier (dilution) or the volume of spray applied per unit area, per plant etc. (volume rate).
Formerly, in the British Navy warships were classified into one of six rates depending upon the number of guns they carried, with first rates carrying the most guns and sixth rates the fewest number of guns.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/RR.HTM
- a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit 2. [n] - amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis 3. [v] - be worthy of or have a certain rating 4. [v] - estimate the value of 5. [v] - assign a rank or rating toFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=rate
(1) Â The deviation of a timekeeper from strict accuracy, expressed as an average. Â Thus an early chronometer might be said to have a [gaining or losing] rate of (say) five seconds a week, and this would be taken as read in judging its performance thereafter; Â provided it never deviated materially
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Expressed as an annual percentage it is the amount of interest charged on a loan.
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When applied to cells it usually means the cells current carrying capacity.
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A ratio that compares two quantities having different units of measure
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(rāt) transitive verb & i.
[ Perh. from English rate
, transitive verb , to value at a certain rate, to estimate, but more probably from Swedish rata
to find fault, to blame, to despise, to hold cheap; confer Icelandic hrat
rubbish.] To chide with ve...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/13
[ Old French , from Latin rata
), from ratus
reckoned, fixed by calculation, past participle of reri
to reckon, to calculate. Confer Reason
Established portion or measure; fixed allowance. « The one right feeble through the ev...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/13
Rate transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Rated
; present participle & verbal noun Rating
To set a certain estimate on; to value at a certain price or degree. « To rate
a man by the nature of his compa...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/13
Rate intransitive verb 1.
To be set or considered in a class; to have rank; as, the ship rates
as a ship of the line. 2.
To make an estimate. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/13
The number of occurrences in one minute (for example respiratory rate, heart rate) ... (27 Sep 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
charge per unit noun
amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis; `a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=rate
the relative speed of progress or change; `he lived at a fast pace`; `he works at a great rate`; `the pace of events accelerated`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=rate
(rāt) the speed or frequency with which an event or circumstance occurs per unit of time, population, or other standard of comparison.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (n.) The order or class to which a war vessel belongs, determined according to its size, armament, etc.; as, first rate, second rate, etc. • (n.) That which is established as a measure or criterion; degree; standard; rank; proportion; ratio; as, a slow rate of movement; rate of interest is the ratio of the interest to the principal, per...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/rate/
(1) The amount charged by a communications medium to an advertiser based on per unit of space or time purchased. The rate may vary from national to local campaigns, or may be a fixed rate. (2) To estimate a particular mediaâ€s audience size based on a research sample.
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an amount to be paid per unit purchased (e.g., 1 kWh, 1 kW, 1 kVA)Found on http://www.electropedia.org/iev/iev.nsf/display?openform&ievref=691-11-21
Rate is slang for to think highly of.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZR.HTM
Type: Term Pronunciation: rāt Definitions: 1. A record of the measurement of an event or process in terms of its relation to some fixed standard; measurement is expressed as the ratio of one quantity to another (velocity, distance per unit of time), or concentration formed per unit time. 2. A measure of the frequency of an event in a defined p...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=75853
In lending, the amount of interest on the loan expressed as an interest rate or annual percentage rate (APR) of the principal.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21398
the annual percentage charged on a loan.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21457
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