magnitude relation

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.magnitude relation - a relation between magnitudes
relation - an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
scale - relative magnitude; "they entertained on a grand scale"
ratio, proportion - the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree; "an inordinate proportion of the book is given over to quotations"; "a dry martini has a large proportion of gin"
ratio - the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
References in periodicals archive ?
1968, The frequency magnitude relation of micro-fracturing in rock and its relation to earthquakes.
A frequency magnitude relation shows the number of earthquakes per year.
In each zone a magnitude range was selected that gives the best fit to a line in the linear frequency magnitude relation (Table 1).