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Relation

Meanings and phrases

relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
  2. the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur; sexual intercourse; intercourse; sex act; copulation; coitus; coition; sexual congress; congress; sexual relation; carnal knowledge
  3. an act of narration; telling; recounting
  4. (usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups
  5. (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time; relation back
  6. a person related by blood or marriage; relative

academic relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a professional relation between instructors and those they instruct

anaphoric relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the relation between an anaphor and its antecedent

attorney-client relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the responsibility of a lawyer to act in the best interests of the client; lawyer-client relation

bank-depositor relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the responsibility of a bank to act in the best interests of the depositors

blood relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another; blood relative; cognate; sib

business relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a relation between different business enterprises

conditional relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a logical relation between propositions p and q of the form `if p then q'; if p is true then q cannot be false; implication; logical implication

confidential adviser-advisee relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the responsibility of a confidential adviser to act in the best interest of the advisee

conservator-ward relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the responsibility of a conservator to act in the best interests of the ward

director-stockholder relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the responsibility of corporate directors to act in the best interests of stockholders

doctor-patient relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the responsibility of a physician to act in the best interests of the patient

executor-heir relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the responsibility of an executor (or administrator) of an estate to act in the best interests of the heir

fiduciary relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the legal relation that exists when one person justifiably places reliance on another whose aid or protection is sought in some matter

grammatical relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a linguistic relation established by grammar

lawyer-client relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the responsibility of a lawyer to act in the best interests of the client; attorney-client relation

legal relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a professional relation that is regulated by law (as between a lawyer and a client)

linguistic relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a relation between linguistic forms or constituents

logical relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a relation between propositions

magnitude relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a relation between magnitudes; quantitative relation

mathematical relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality)

medical relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the professional relation between a health care professional and a patient

mirror-image relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the relation of opposition between crystals or molecules that are reflections of one another; enantiomorphism

nurse-patient relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the responsibility of a nurse to act in the best interests of the patient

part to whole relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the semantic relation that holds between a part and the whole; meronymy

partner relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the responsibility of partners to act in one another's best interests

personal relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a relation between persons; personal relationship

phylogenetic relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (biology) state of relationship between organisms or groups of organisms resulting in resemblance in structure or structural parts; affinity

political relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. social relations involving intrigue to gain authority or power; politics

professional relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the relation that exists when one person requests and is granted professional help from a qualified source

quantitative relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a relation between magnitudes; magnitude relation

receiver-creditor relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the responsibility of receiver or trustee in bankruptcy to act in the best interests of the creditor

relation back

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time; relation

semantic relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a relation between meanings

sexual relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur; sexual intercourse; intercourse; sex act; copulation; coitus; coition; sexual congress; congress; relation; carnal knowledge

social relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a relation between living organisms (especially between people)

spatial relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated; position

teacher-student relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the academic relation between teachers and their students

temporal relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a relation involving time

trustee-beneficiary relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the responsibility of a trustee to act in the best interests of the beneficiary

whole to part relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the semantic relation that holds between a whole and its parts; holonymy

relation between

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • No one knows the reason or relation between them.
  • The relation between the interred is disputed.
  • The relation between BQP and NP is not known.

no relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It has no relation to the UK show of the same name.
  • He has no relation, however, to Billy Swan.
  • He is no relation to the younger entertainer MC Trung Kiên.

equivalence relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This equivalence relation is known as the kernel of .
  • Likewise, ker(ker) is an equivalence relation on "X"^"X".
  • This relation is an equivalence relation.

relation to other

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The area is central in relation to other Coal Measures in southern Britain.
  • The following grid shows Mawbray's location in relation to other nearby places:
  • The church's history and relation to other churches may be summarised in four defining moments.

close relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A chain of ancient references show the close relation between the two peoples.
  • The incisors of this species were procumbant, suggesting a close relation to "Pithecia".
  • Adult moths of "N. casanova" are very similar in appearance to its close relation "N. elegans".

particularly in relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In Hasting's plan Indians were to be governed by Indian principles, particularly in relation to the law.
  • This period also witnessed significant changes to women's property rights, particularly in relation to their marital status.
  • He was also re-elected in 1997, and helped to reform family law, particularly in relation to alimony, and the 35-hour working week.

recurrence relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Thus is a recurrence relation for the error.
  • A common method in this form of modelling is to use recurrence relation.
  • Using the above recurrence relation, all higher can be expressed as polynomials in and .

binary relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is also simply called a binary relation over "X".
  • The relations are given as a (finite) binary relation on .
  • A binary relation is equal to its converse if and only if it is symmetric.

especially in relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Philippe recalls his youth with guilt, especially in relation to Cécile.
  • New elements were also included, especially in relation to the rich Akkadian mythology.
  • The plan, called Plan" Zero," helped generate even higher inflation, especially in relation to the goods imported.

used in relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Two terms are used in relation to the subject: women-writing and women's writing.
  • It is also being used in relation to thematics such as 'Circles of Child Wellbeing' (with World Vision).
  • In general, the less that is used in relation to the whole, the more likely the use will be considered fair.

dispersion relation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The frequency ω as a function of k is the dispersion relation.
  • The notion of group velocity is based on a linear approximation to the dispersion relation formula_30 near a particular value of formula_31.
  • The shape of the miniband dispersion influences miniband transport profoundly and accurate dispersion relation calculations are required given wide minibands.

relation to each

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Both lists above can used in a cross-cutting matrix in relation to each other.
  • These three persons are typically distinguished by their relation to each other.
  • His logic of Dhamma was intended to influence the conduct of categories of people, in relation to each other.
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