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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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