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Relative

Meanings and phrases

relative

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. estimated by comparison; not absolute or complete; comparative
  2. properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to'; proportional

relative

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n.
  1. a person related by blood or marriage; relation
  2. an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus); congener; congenator; congeneric

blood relative

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n.
  1. one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another; blood relation; cognate; sib

relative atomic mass

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n.
  1. (chemistry) the mass of an atom of a chemical element expressed in atomic mass units; atomic mass; atomic weight

relative clause

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n.
  1. a clause introduced by a relative pronoun
E.g.
  • "That" is rarely used to introduce a non-restrictive relative clause in prose.
  • The various types of clauses in Khmer include the coordinate clause, the relative clause and the subordinate clause.
  • Generally, a non-restrictive relative clause (also called non-defining or supplementary) is one containing information that is supplementary, i.e.

relative density

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n.
  1. the ratio of the density of something to the density of a standard

relative frequency

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n.
  1. the ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category to the total number of observations; frequency

relative humidity

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n.
  1. the ratio of the amount of water in the air at a give temperature to the maximum amount it could hold at that temperature; expressed as a percentage
E.g.
  • During this period, relative humidity is high.
  • The relative humidity, however, is higher than in Bioko.
  • Average morning relative humidity: 82%, evening relative humidity: 58%.

relative incidence

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n.
  1. the relative frequency of occurrence of something; incidence

relative majority

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n.
  1. (in an election with more than 2 options) the number of votes for the candidate or party receiving the greatest number (but less that half of the votes); plurality

relative molecular mass

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n.
  1. (chemistry) the sum of the relative atomic masses of the constituent atoms of a molecule; molecular weight

relative pronoun

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n.
  1. a pronoun (as `that' or `which' or `who') that introduces a relative clause referring to some antecedent

relative quantity

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n.
  1. a quantity relative to some purpose

close relative

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E.g.
  • It is a close relative of "Colaspis nigrocyanea".
  • Boaz was a close relative of Naomi's husband's family.
  • The eldest son or a close relative generally lights the fire.

distant relative

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E.g.
  • "Melampyrum" appears as a more distant relative.
  • The writer Bram Stoker is a distant relative of hers.
  • A distant relative of Blue's, he is also from Saturn.

relative to other

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E.g.
  • Its distribution is limited relative to other members of its genus.
  • G. E. M. Anscombe wrote about how facts can be brute relative to other facts.
  • The North American porcupine has a long gestation period relative to other rodents.

relative ease

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E.g.
  • Pearce won all of his races with relative ease.
  • Group B started with Gaming taking down Furia eSports with relative ease.
  • NTC was able to take care of Swole Patrol with relative ease to stay alive.

closest relative

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E.g.
  • Its closest relative appears to be "Peromyscus levipes".
  • "F. hepatica's" closest relative is "Fasciola gigantica".
  • Its closest relative is "B. lechenaultii".

relative lack

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E.g.
  • There is a relative lack of knowledge about bipolar disorder in late life.
  • This may account for the relative lack of use of transdermal or topical estriol.
  • However, the KR175's excellent road manners and relative lack of width made it a good city commuter.

relative importance

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E.g.
  • A related concept is the relative importance of an item.
  • The relative importance of the two models are not yet determined.
  • Their relative importance is determined by the applicable Rossby numbers.

relative obscurity

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E.g.
  • He died in Brighton in 1942 in relative obscurity.
  • Engelbart slipped into relative obscurity by the mid-1970s.
  • Mitchell died in October 18, 1951 in poverty and relative obscurity.

relative peace

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E.g.
  • Hendricks spent the last of her years in relative peace and anonymity.
  • Under Octavian, Rome enjoyed a long period of relative peace and prosperity.
  • The reign of Augustus initiated an era of relative peace known as the "Pax Romana".

relative success

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E.g.
  • She had relative success in his event preparing for the US Open.
  • After a period of relative success, Hiddink left Anzhi in July 2013.
  • In many cases, it was these differences that accounted for the pitchers' relative success.

relative safety

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E.g.
  • Finally you can experience a live performance in relative safety.
  • He was saved by Bolin who had returned and carried Mako to relative safety.
  • This makes the relative safety of deep versus shallow squats difficult to determine.

period of relative

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E.g.
  • After a period of relative success, Hiddink left Anzhi in July 2013.
  • Under Octavian, Rome enjoyed a long period of relative peace and prosperity.
  • The following two weeks was a period of relative quiet, as both sides were exhausted.

relative isolation

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E.g.
  • However, its relative isolation makes it vulnerable to biological invasions and pollution.
  • He returned to Florence in 1890, where he lived in relative isolation until his death in 1892.
  • CCI’s relative isolation from its main suppliers meant it always struggled to keep costs down.

relative motion

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E.g.
  • The relative motion is the same as if one were orbiting.
  • Friction is a surface force that opposes relative motion.
  • Here the relative motion between the two plates averages 37–40 mm a year.

relative position

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E.g.
  • Motor cycle sales shrank but BSA maintained its relative position.
  • The book introduces concepts such as color and relative position with simple language and humor.
  • Frank concludes that people will give up absolute consumption in order to obtain a better relative position.

relative size

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E.g.
  • The triplet proteins are named based upon their relative size (low, medium, high).
  • Classification by relative size was common, as this also tended to influence the tanks' role.
  • Its modest design and materials are in keeping with the relative size of Victoria at that time."

relative to each

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E.g.
  • Fluid friction occurs between fluid layers that are moving relative to each other.
  • Pairwise these angles are named according to their location relative to each other.
  • The two cameras are separated by 30 cm and are mounted upside-down relative to each other.

relative abundance

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E.g.
  • The relative abundance on "C. intermedia" was 33 louse species per cavy.
  • Germanium ranks near fiftieth in relative abundance of the elements in the Earth's crust.
  • Like other elements, a variety of processes alter the relative abundance of calcium isotopes.

living relative

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E.g.
  • The closest living relative of the dodo is the Nicobar pigeon.
  • With his brother Pedro (95) he was the closest living relative to Simón Bolívar.
  • Otherwise they probably appeared very similar to their closest living relative, the Chacoan peccary.

relative risk

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E.g.
  • Values of AF close to 1 indicate that both the relative risk is high, and that the risk factor is prevalent.
  • Three statistical terms rely on EER for their calculation: absolute risk reduction, relative risk reduction and number needed to treat.
  • Another criticism is that outcomes are presented in terms of relative risk reduction to exaggerate the apparent benefits of the treatment.

relative positions

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E.g.
  • The relative positions of these tracks cause the steps to form a staircase as they move out from under the comb plate.
  • The pharmacophore model for these receptors ligands is qualitative and defines the relative positions of important groups.
  • They argue that it was established at Creation, and thus is a firm, unalterable decree of God about the relative positions of men and women.

relative clauses

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E.g.
  • In general, relative clauses and attributive prepositional phrases follow the noun they modify.
  • Thus, in sentences with several subordinate or relative clauses, the infinitives are clustered at the end.
  • Critics also point out Nolan's distinct writing style omits articles and uses participle construction other than relative clauses.

position relative

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E.g.
  • The birds tend to exercise this ability depending upon its position relative to the outside of the flock.
  • Some characteristics of these components, including their position relative to Aldebaran, are shown in the table.
  • On the timescale of human civilisation the stars have largely maintained the same position relative to each other.

relative to par

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E.g.
  • "Final round" "Cumulative tournament scores, relative to par"
  • Amateurs: "Haag" (+11) "Cumulative tournament scores, relative to par"

relative poverty

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E.g.
  • Towards the end of his life he lived in relative poverty.
  • His final days were spent in relative poverty and obscurity.
  • These children live in relative poverty, but not necessarily in absolute poverty.

relative velocity

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E.g.
  • In other words, only relative velocity can be calculated.
  • The dynamic pressure on a rocket varies with air density and the square of relative velocity.
  • In Newtonian mechanics, the relative velocity is independent of the chosen inertial reference frame.

relative strength

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E.g.
  • The relative strength of these two forces depends on which way the eye is looking.
  • The market shows its relative strength or weakness according to the angle it is above or below.
  • Their common factor is the relative strength of the planets and their houses by ownership, occupation or aspect.

high relative

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E.g.
  • Lean male athletes often have a high muscle-to-fat ratio and therefore a BMI that is misleadingly high relative to their body-fat percentage.
  • Although their orbital velocities in the Milky Way may be no faster than the Sun's, their different paths result in the high relative velocities.
  • If there is no sufficient thermal insulation in the building, high relative humidity inside the building will lead to condensation and finally result in mould problems.

relative stability

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E.g.
  • Only in the 1850s did relative stability take root.
  • The difference here lies in the relative stability of the energized electron.
  • Since Pol Pot's death in 1998, however, relative stability and a rejuvenated tourist industry have revived the city and province.
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