# ratio

## Origin of ratio

## ultima ratio regum

## Related Words for ratio

rate, scale, proportion, quota, correspondence, relationship, equation, arrangement, fraction, correlation, quotient, proportionality## Examples from the Web for ratio

### Contemporary Examples of ratio

During an emergency that ratio could be allowed to drop to 8.5 people per orbit.

However, the Air Force is so strapped for people that the ratio has dropped below even that reduced level.

From that, they extracted the ratio of the number of deuterium atoms to the number of hydrogen atoms.

Two years ago, Asian American voters voted for Obama over Romney by a ratio of more than 3-to-1.

The beauty of the project comes from the ratio of professional artists, recreational artists, and just creative people.

### Historical Examples of ratio

This ratio is phenomenally large, and should not be taken as a guide by amateurs.

Flying MachinesW.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell

But few of us understand just what the ratio of increase is, or how it is caused.

Flying MachinesW.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell

Just what the ratio of the curve should be is a matter of contention.

Flying MachinesW.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell

Take any ratio of percentage you please and something should have got us.

The Rock of ChickamaugaJoseph A. Altsheler

Business will increase largely, and the ratio of expenses will decrease.

The Railroad QuestionWilliam Larrabee