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pro·por·tion·al

 (prə-pôr′shə-nəl)
adj.
1. Forming a relationship with other parts or quantities; being in proportion.
2. Properly related in size, degree, or other measurable characteristics; corresponding: Punishment ought to be proportional to the crime.
3. Mathematics Having the same or a constant ratio.
n.
One of the quantities in a mathematical proportion.

pro·por′tion·al′i·ty (-shə-năl′ĭ-tē) n.
pro·por′tion·al·ly adv.

proportional

(prəˈpɔːʃənəl)
adj
1. of, involving, or being in proportion
2. (Mathematics) maths having or related by a constant ratio
n
(Mathematics) maths an unknown term in a proportion: in a/b = c/x, x is the fourth proportional.
proˌportionˈality n
proˈportionally adv

pro•por•tion•al

(prəˈpɔr ʃə nl, -ˈpoʊr-)

adj.
1. having due proportion; corresponding.
2. being in or characterized by proportion.
3. of, pertaining to, or based on proportion; relative.
4. (of two quantities) having the same or a constant ratio or relation.
pro•por′tion•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.proportional - one of the quantities in a mathematical proportionproportional - one of the quantities in a mathematical proportion
quantity - the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable
proportion - the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
Adj.1.proportional - properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to'; "the punishment ought to be proportional to the crime"; "earnings relative to production"
proportionate - being in due proportion; "proportionate representation of a minority group"
2.proportional - having a constant ratio
proportionate - being in due proportion; "proportionate representation of a minority group"

proportional

proportionate

proportional

adjective
1. Properly or correspondingly related in size, amount, or scale:
2. Characterized by or displaying symmetry, especially correspondence in scale or measure:
Translations
نِسْبِينِسْبي، مُتَناسِب مَع
úměrný
forholdsmæssigproportional medproportionel
suhteellinen
proporcionalan
hlutfallslegur
比例した
비례하는
proportionell
ทำให้ได้สัดส่วนกัน
theo tỷ lệ

proportional

[prəˈpɔːʃənl]
A. ADJproporcional (to a) → en proporción (to con) X is not proportional to YX no guarda proporción con Y
B. CPD proportional representation N (Pol) → representación f proporcional
proportional spacing N (on printer) → espaciado m proporcional

proportional

[prəˈpɔːrʃənəl] proportionate [prəˈpɔːrʃənət] adjproportionnel(le)
to be proportional to sth → être proportionnel(le) à qch

proportional

adjproportional (to zu); share, distribution alsoanteilmäßig (to zu)

proportional

:
proportional printing
n (Typ, Printing) → Proportionaldruck m
proportional representation
n (Pol) → Verhältniswahlrecht nt
proportional spacing
n (Typ, Printing) → Proportionalschrift f
proportional voting
n (Pol) → Verhältniswahlrecht nt

proportional

[prəˈpɔːʃənl] adj proportional (to)proporzionale (a)

proportion

(prəˈpoːʃən) noun
1. a part (of a total amount). Only a small proportion of the class passed the exam.
2. the (correct) quantity, size, number etc (of one thing compared with that of another). For this dish, the butter and flour should be in the proportion of three to four (=eg 300 grammes of butter with every 400 grammes of flour).
proˈportional adjective
proˈportionally adverb
proˈportionate (-nət) adjective
being in correct proportion. Are her wages really proportionate to the amount of work she does?
proˈportionately adverb
be/get etc in proportion (to)
to (cause to) have a correct relationship (to each other or something else). In drawing a person, it is difficult to get all the parts of the body in proportion.
be/get etc out of (all) proportion (to)
to (cause to) have an incorrect relationship (to each other or something else). An elephant's tail seems out of (all) proportion to the rest of its body.
in proportion to
in relation to; in comparison with. You spend far too much time on that work in proportion to its importance.

proportional

نِسْبِي úměrný proportional med anteilmäßig αναλογικός proporcional suhteellinen proportionnel proporcionalan proporzionale 比例した 비례하는 proportioneel proporsjonal proporcjonalny proporcional пропорциональный proportionell ทำให้ได้สัดส่วนกัน orantılı theo tỷ lệ 成比例的
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