rate of growth

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Noun1.rate of growth - the rate of increase in size per unit timerate of growth - the rate of increase in size per unit time
isometry - the growth rates in different parts of a growing organism are the same
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"
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must/ have been nearly three thousand years after the date of the execution of the carving, the column was only eight feet high, and was still in process of formation, which gives a rate of growth of a foot to a thousand years, or an inch and a fraction to a century.
Mr Ayliffe said: 'A slight reduction in the rate of growth of purchasing led to a reduction in delivery delays, but high oil prices and shortages of items such as steel, pushed up costs and placed pressure on margins.
The acceleration in the annual rate of growth in consumer electronics spending will continue, as the month-over-month rate of growth has been accelerating for seven months now.
Finance boss Nick Rose downplayed the results, claiming that the rate of growth had fallen because there had been stocking up of the brands in the first half of the year ahead of price rises but the Diageo share price still sank 31p to 777p last night.
The rate of growth in Federal Reserve expenditures for the period was about the same as for federal spending when the effects of declining military spending were factored out.
The rate of growth for the three months to June on the same period a year ago - at 2.
But since I raised this issue two years ago, the accumulating evidence continues to support the view that the current treatment of quality change and new items in the CPI results in an overstatement of the rate of growth of the cost of living.
Right now, the nation's annual rate of growth is 2.
To accomplish this result, major spending programs were cut in absolute terms and the rate of growth was constrained in others.
In 2005, soft drinks experienced a significant rate of growth of 4% in off-trade volume terms.
As a result, the annual rate of change has decelerated to its slowest rate of growth since September 2012.