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Engelsk navneord: proportion

1. proportion the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole

Mindre specifikke termerquotient

Mere specifikke termerbatting average, case-fatality proportion, case-to-infection proportion, case-to-infection ratio, content, golden mean, golden section, pct, per centum, percent, percentage, rate, scale

Omfatter disse specifikke termerproportional

2. proportion (om egenskab) magnitude or extent

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA building of vast proportions.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dimension

Mindre specifikke termermagnitude

3. proportion (om form) balance among the parts of something

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)symmetry

Mindre specifikke termerbalance, counterbalance, equilibrium, equipoise

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)disproportion

4. proportion the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn inordinate proportion of the book is given over to quotations.
A dry martini has a large proportion of gin.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ratio

Mindre specifikke termermagnitude relation, quantitative relation

5. proportion (om egenskab) harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)balance, proportionality

Mindre specifikke termerarrangement, placement

Engelsk udsagnsord: proportion

1. proportion (om ændring) give pleasant proportions to

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHarmonize a building with those surrounding it.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerharmonise, harmonize

2. proportion (om ændring) adjust in size relative to other things

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termeradjust, correct, set

Mere specifikke termerscale down, scale up

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