the result of division; the number of times one quantity is contained in another.
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How to use quotient in a sentence
Lisa Torres, president of cultural quotient at Publicis Media, talked about creating a coalition, called the the once & for all coalition, that works toward removing some of the legacy barriers that hinder investment in minority-owned media.Media Buying Summit Recap: ‘A lot of lawyers involved:’ Agencies prep for life beyond the cookie | Sara Jerde | November 2, 2021 | Digiday
The green powder has a high antioxidant quotient, and L-theanine amino acid research suggests it may help people retain focus and sustain energy, and relax at the same time.
Not necessarily, but leaving out significant words will definitely increase the lameness quotient.Style Conversational Week 1443: The Ballad of Gary Crockett | Pat Myers | July 1, 2021 | Washington Post
When India’s IT services industry returns to work in a post-pandemic world, it would’ve stepped up its sustainability quotient.The Indian IT industry has cut carbon emission by 85% during the pandemic—but will it last? | Ananya Bhattacharya | June 10, 2021 | Quartz
Ahead of serving it, Limardo covers the raw fish with seaweed, boosting the maritime quotient of the dish.If you think fine dining is on pause, Imperfecto would beg to differ | Tom Sietsema | May 7, 2021 | Washington Post
Here the snake oil quotient is a bit more evident than in the skybox seats occupied by insights made using hard science.All These AIDS ‘Cures’ Are a Fantasy—One That Can Cause Real Harm | Kent Sepkowitz | November 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And since the WTF quotient is so very low, some see it as, well, masturbatory.Mad Men’s ‘The Runaways’: Three-Way Sex and Self-Mutilation in the Craziest Episode Yet | Marlow Stern | May 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The celebrity quotient arrives when Philip Roth plays a cameo role as a lover.Book Bag: Rosecrans Baldwin’s Favorite Celebrity Memoirs | Rosecrans Baldwin | June 25, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But this year, tempered by loss and a desire to rebrand, the crazy quotient was diminished if far from extinguished.More Sarah Palin Than Ronald Reagan: CPAC’s Paranoid Style | John Avlon | March 16, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Borochov still thinks the chair is pretty functional, considering its fashion quotient.
I had wondered at that indeterminate quotient in my sums, where the same figure came, always the same, running on and on.The Way of a Man | Emerson Hough
So was it in diuision by the penne, and therfore was there a cypher set in the quotient: but howe shall that be noted here?The Earliest Arithmetics in English | Anonymous
You get an endless decimal fraction for quotient when your division does not work out evenly.Creditors; Pariah | August Strindberg
The quotient heat temperature is taken for each small quantity of heat, and the results are added together.The New Gresham Encyclopedia | Various
How does this quotient, or ratio, compare with that found in part (C)?The Study of Elementary Electricity and Magnetism by Experiment | Thomas M. St. John
British Dictionary definitions for quotient
the result of the division of one number or quantity by another
the integral part of the result of division
a ratio of two numbers or quantities to be divided
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Scientific definitions for quotient
The number that results when one number is divided by another. If 6 is divided by 3, the quotient can be represented as 2, or as 6 ÷ 3, or as the fraction 63.
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