RATIO
\ɹˈe͡ɪʃɪˌə͡ʊ], \ɹˈeɪʃɪˌəʊ], \ɹ_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ɪ__ˌəʊ]\
Definitions of RATIO
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 1919  The Winston Simplified Dictionary
 1920  A practical medical dictionary.
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 1846  Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
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The relation which one quantity or magnitude has to another of the same kind. It is expressed by the quotient of the division of the first by the second; thus, the ratio of 3 to 6 is expressed by / or /; of a to b by a/b; or (less commonly) the second term is made the dividend; as, a:b = b/a.

Hence, fixed relation of number, quantity, or degree; rate; proportion; as, the ratio of representation in Congress.
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The relation which one quantity or magnitude has to another of the same kind. It is expressed by the quotient of the division of the first by the second; thus, the ratio of 3 to 6 is expressed by / or /; of a to b by a/b; or (less commonly) the second term is made the dividend; as, a:b = b/a.

Hence, fixed relation of number, quantity, or degree; rate; proportion; as, the ratio of representation in Congress.
By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald

A reason, a cause, an explanation, a mode or manner; as Ratio symptomatum, an explanation of the symptoms,  Ratio medendi, Genus curationis, Via curandi; the reason, mode or manner of cure.

Reason r. Medendi, see Ratio r. Symptomatum, see Ratio.
By Robley Dunglison

n. [Latin] Proportion ; rate ; degree ;in mathematics, the relation which one quantity or magnitude has to another of the same kind, as expressed by the quotient of the second divided by the first ;  fixed relation of number, quantity, or degree.
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