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Adjective
/prəˈpôrSHənl/,
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Corresponding in size or amount to something else,
  1. Corresponding in size or amount to something else
    • - the punishment should be proportional to the crime
  2. (of a variable quantity) Having a constant ratio to another quantity


  1. one of the quantities in a mathematical proportion
  2. properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to'; "the punishment ought to be proportional to the crime"; "earnings relative to production"
  3. having a constant ratio
  4. (proportionally) proportionately: to a proportionate degree; "your salary will rise proportionately to your workload"
  5. Proportional division or simple fair division is the original and simplest problem in fair division. Fair division problems are also called cake-cutting problems. A proportional division of a cake between people would ensure each of them got at least of the cake by their own valuation. ...
  6. one of four numbers that form a true proportion
  7. One of several possible numbering methods in a language's grammar. For a discussion of proportionals, see multiplicatives.
  8. Proportional is a term used to describe a range of strategies for solving problems which involve using a range of operations to solve problems, often involving fractions, percentages, decimals, or ratios.
  9. bath decreases voltage as the temperature nears the set point. This allows less deviation from the set point.
  10. Being in the proper relative quantity or balance.
  11. (pruh-POR-shuhn-uhl): having the same ratio
  12. This option gives you control over the line spacing via the proportion. You can enter a percentage value in the space provided where 100% refers to the default single line spacing.
  13. A tax system under which an individual's average tax rate is the same at each level of income.
  14. X is proportional to Y means that when Y is multiplied by any number, so is X. X is inversely proportional to Y means that when Y is multiplied by any number, X is divided by that number.
  15. control causes an output signal to change as a direct ratio of the error signal variation.
  16. Magnitudes that have the same ratio.
  17. (or variable width) characters adapt in width, an "m" uses more space than an "i".