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Adjective: proportional  pru'por-shu-nul
  1. Properly related in size, degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by 'to'
    "the punishment ought to be proportional to the crime";
    - relative
  2. Having a constant ratio
    - pro rata
Noun: proportional  pru'por-shu-nul
  1. One of the quantities in a mathematical proportion

Derived forms: proportionals

See also: proportionate

Type of: quantity

Part of: proportion

Encyclopedia: Proportional