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Noun
/ˈrāSHō/,/ˈrāSHēˌō/,
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ratios, plural;
  1. The quantitative relation between two amounts showing the number of times one value contains or is contained within the other
    • - the ratio of men's jobs to women's is 8 to 1
  2. The relative value of silver and gold in a bimetallic system of currency


  1. the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
  2. proportion: the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree; "an inordinate proportion of the book is given over to quotations"; "a dry martini has a large proportion of gin"
  3. In mathematics, a ratio is a relationship between two numbers of the same kind (i.e., objects, persons, students, spoonfuls, units of whatever identical dimension), usually expressed as "a to b" or a:b, sometimes expressed arithmetically as a dimensionless quotient of the two, which explicitly ...
  4. Ratio is an international journal of analytic philosophy, edited by John Cottingham of Reading University and published by Blackwell Publishing. ...
  5. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, or RPI, is a private research university located in Troy, New York, United States. ...
  6. (Ratios) The relationship between the primary input value divided by the secondary output value. For example: a current transformer that has a primary input value of 100 Amps and a secondary value of 5 Amps will have a Current Ratio of 100:5 and a Turns Ratio of 20:1. ...
  7. (RATIOS – (Weight to counter numbers)) Changing counter settings to “home” in on the desired NET WEIGHT may be done by calculating the amount of change (ie:  200 gram fill is desired and the current weight is 190 grams with a counter setting of 7980; 190 grams is 5% less than 200 grams; so ...
  8. (Ratios (Debt-to-Income)) Two ratios reflect the relationship between the member’s debt and income. The first ratio compares the housing expense to income; the second compares total obligations, including the housing expense and other debt, to income. ...
  9. (Ratios (RAT)) Financial ratios derived from RIS-STRU, RIS-MERGER, RIS-FTS and RIS-CDI
  10. (Ratios) A ratio used as an underwriting guideline to determine the amount of debt a borrower may have compared to their income (e.g. Borrower's house payment divided by gross income). A ratio may be used to calculate the total allowable debt or the monthly housing portion. ...
  11. (Ratios) An amount of something you are supposed to have compared to an amount you do not have.
  12. (Ratios) Calculations derived from information on your balance sheet and income statement that help the bank determine whether or not your company can support the debt.
  13. (Ratios) Guidelines applied by the lender during underwriting a mortgage loan application to determine how large a loan to grant to an applicant. The ratios that lenders use are generally the Loan-to-Value Ratio, Housing-to-Income Ratio and Debt-to-Income Ratio.
  14. (Ratios) The Front End Ratio is the proposed PITI (principle, interest, taxes, and insurance) divided by the borrower's qualifying income. The Back End Ratio is the proposed PITI plus monthly recurring debt divided by the qualifying income. ...
  15. (ratios) Mean corpuscular hemoglobin · Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration · Mean corpuscular volume
  16. The ratio of 2 numbers is the first number divided by the second number. For example, the ratio of 8 to 4 is 2.
  17. a quotient used to compare two or more quantities of the same units of measure.
  18. A percentage; used in qualifying a borrower.
  19. A comparison of how much longer a diamond is than it is wide. It is used to analyze the outline of fancy shapes only; it is never applied to round diamonds. There's really no such thing as an 'ideal' ratio; it's simply a matter of personal aesthetic preferences. ...
  20. The ratio of the recovery time to the drive time. The recovery time should always be longer than the drive time (how much longer I won't say ... as someone wrote, the idea is to `move the boat on the pull through (or drive) and take a ride (i.e. ...
  21. Ratio used as part of the old for new system
  22. In the context of affirmative action, a numerically expressed estimate or percentage of new employees, i.e. one qualified African American hired every time a new white person is hired.
  23. Numerical expression which indicates the relationship in quantity, amount or size. For example, in a class with one teacher and 15 students, the teacher to student ratio is one to 15.
  24. A measure of the frequency of one group of events relative to the frequency of a different group of events (e. g., maternal mortality ratio is the number of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births). The ratio is expressed per 100, 1,000, 10,000 or 100,000.
  25. comparison of two figures used to evaluate business performance. Examples of key ratios are the Debt/Equity Ratio and Return on Investment.