Proportionable Proportionality

Proportional

Meanings and phrases

proportional

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to'; relative
  2. having a constant ratio

proportional

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of the quantities in a mathematical proportion

proportional counter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. counter tube whose output pulse is proportional to number of ions produced; proportional counter tube

proportional counter tube

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. counter tube whose output pulse is proportional to number of ions produced; proportional counter

proportional font

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any font whose different characters have different widths

proportional representation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. representation of all parties in proportion to their popular vote
E.g.
  • 3 however through proportional representation.
  • He has called for proportional representation electoral reform.
  • The electoral system is closed list proportional representation.

proportional sample

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the population is divided into strata and a random sample is taken from each stratum; stratified sample; representative sample

proportional sampling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the population is divided into subpopulations (strata) and random samples are taken of each stratum; stratified sampling; representative sampling

proportional tax

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any tax in which the rate is constant as the amount subject to taxation increases

inversely proportional

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • So deflection is inversely proportional to formula_8.
  • BMI is proportional to the mass and inversely proportional to the square of the height.
  • According to Jurin's law the maximum height of rise is inversely proportional to the capillary radius.

directly proportional

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The program's run-time is directly proportional to its input size.
  • The intensity of the signal is directly proportional to the amount of unknown analyte.
  • The amount of Pi liberated is directly proportional to the activity of the transporter.

list proportional

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The electoral system is closed list proportional representation.
  • In municipal governments, the city council is elected using an open list proportional representation system.
  • The National Assembly consists of at least 101 seats and is elected using a two-tier party list proportional representation method.

list proportional representation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The electoral system is closed list proportional representation.
  • In municipal governments, the city council is elected using an open list proportional representation system.
  • The National Assembly consists of at least 101 seats and is elected using a two-tier party list proportional representation method.

proportional representation system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Members of the Parliamentary Assembly are chosen according to a proportional representation system.
  • In municipal governments, the city council is elected using an open list proportional representation system.

form of proportional

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • All of the UK has used a form of proportional representation for European Parliament elections.
  • In another form of proportional representation, 23 jurisdictions use limited voting, as in Conecuh County.
  • The electoral system for the Senate was a strange hybrid which established a form of proportional representation into FPTP-like constituencies.

closed list proportional

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The electoral system is closed list proportional representation.
  • The 55 members of the National Assembly are elected by closed list proportional representation in seven multi-member constituencies.
  • The 65 members of the National Parliament were elected from a single nationwide constituency by closed list proportional representation.

elected by proportional

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The 20 seats in the Central American Parliament are elected by proportional representation.
  • The 127 members of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso is elected by proportional representation.
  • The 120 seats in the Knesset are elected by proportional representation in a single nationwide constituency.
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