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disproportionate 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˌdisprəˈpôrSHənit/,
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Too large or too small in comparison with something else,
  1. Too large or too small in comparison with something else
    • - people on lower incomes spend a disproportionate amount of their income on fuel
    • - their sentences were disproportionate to the offenses they had committed
Verb
  1. Undergo disproportionation
    • - water disproportionates to oxygen and hydrogen

  1. out of proportion
  2. (Disproportionates) Disproportionation or dismutation is used to describe two particular types of chemical reaction: * A chemical reaction of the type: 2A → A' + A" where A, A' and A" are different chemical species. Most but not all are redox reactions. ...
  3. (disproportionating) enzyme [EC 2.4.1.25, D-enzyme] catalyzes the transfer of a segment of an α-D-1,4 glucan to a new position in an acceptor, which may be glucose or a 1,4-linked α-D-glucan.
  4. a size or ratio different from what is considered to be normal. Disproportionate short stature is when one part of the body (e.g. the trunk) is short in comparison to another part (e.g. the limbs)
  5. Share Hospital (DSH):  A disproportionate share hospital is a hospital with a disproportionately large share of lowincome patients.  The Medicare and Medicaid programs provide additional payments to DSHs to compensate them for the higher costs attributable to low-income patients. ...
  6. Not in fair or equal terms.
  7. too large or too small when compared with something else