Inverse ratio


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(Math.) the ratio of the reciprocals of two quantities.

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Customs have been handed down by ages of repetition, but the punishment for ignoring a custom is a matter for individual treatment by a jury of the culprit's peers, and I may say that justice seldom misses fire, but seems rather to rule in inverse ratio to the ascendency of law.
I could understand the reason for this, as with the narrowing expanse of Omean as the waters rose toward the apex of its dome, the rapidity of its rise would increase in inverse ratio to the ever-lessening space to be filled.
The strength properties of all samples studied have inverse ratio with the plagioclase content.
But later, in the years after he began working at Tunbridge Wells in the late 1820s, Burton moved more towards his father's line and became involved in volume-building, laying out parts of St Leonard's-on-Sea and Brighton, and it was this sudden change in emphasis from serious to serial work that the AR was alluding to, quipping acerbically that 'in the work of Decimus Burton quantity and quality seem to be present in inverse ratio'.
In inverse ratio to my luck, I draw great blanks, fill them in
Since those values often are not readily available, the intensification ratio is also equal to the inverse ratio of hydraulic pressure in the cylinder (not pump) to the resulting plastic pressure in the nozzle.
(7), using inverse ratio (Cod + C6G/ Mor + M3G + M6G) in plasma and urine samples has reported the inverse ratio to be 9 (6-16) in ultrafast metabolizers 12 hours after codeine consumption.
He saw them bearing down, not so much with sharpened teeth, but with glazed eyes made blank with incomprehension, as if the mere presence of numbers, in inverse ratio to intelligence, guaranteed a mindless herd.
The fundamental importance of generating auto-PEEP was also suggested by proponents of inverse ratio ventilation in the early 1980's.
The story comprises 626 lines of the Canterbury Tales but its brevity exists in an inverse ratio to the volume of critical commentary it has provoked.
They found that, generally, there is an inverse ratio between size and speed.