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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.
One of the quantities in a mathematical proportion.
pro·por′tion·al′i·ty (-shə-năl′ĭ-tē) n.
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|Noun||1.||proportionality - a ratio of two quantities that is constant|
commensurateness, proportionateness, correspondence - the relation of corresponding in degree or size or amount
ratio - the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
|2.||proportionality - harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design); "in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"- John Ruskin|
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proportionality[ˌprəpɔːʃəˈnælɪtɪ] N → proporcionalidad f
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