[ noun ] (business) amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
"a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5"
Used in print(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)
Business loans generally are repayable in regular installments - usually monthly , including interest at the rate of 5 - 1/2 percent per_annum on the unpaid balance - and have a maximum maturity of 10 years ; the term of loans for working_capital is 6 years .
[ noun ] a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
"they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour" "the rate of change was faster than expected"
Used in print(Successful Farming, 59:12...)
Increases rate of gain and improves feed efficiency , aids in the prevention or treatment ( depending_on level fed ) of the early stages of shipping_fever , prevents or treats bacterial diarrhea , and aids in reducing incidence of bloat and liver abscesses .
To increase rate of gain and improve feed efficiency , feed 75 milligrams per head in daily supplement .
To increase rate of gain and improve feed efficiency , feed 10 to 25 grams per ton of complete feed .
To increase rate of gain and improve feed efficiency , feed 10 to 20 grams per ton .
Increases rate of gain and improves feed efficiency .
magnitude_relation speed flux frequency pace flow revolutions_per_minute megahertz miles_per_hour growth_rate Hertz kilohertz acceleration pulse attrition_rate spacing tempo rate_of_respiration terahertz inflation_rate jerk dose_rate deathrate kilometers_per_hour metabolic_rate erythrocyte_sedimentation_rate bits_per_second solar_constant gigahertz words_per_minute data_rate sampling_rate crime_rate birthrate
[ noun ] the relative speed of progress or change
"he lived at a fast pace" "he works at a great rate" "the pace of events accelerated"
Used in print(A.L. Kroeber, "Semantic Contribution of Lexicostatistic...)
In 1960 , David_D._Thomas published Basic Vocabulary in some Mon_Khmer Languages AL 2 , no. 3 , pp. 7 - 11 ) , which compares 8 Mon-Khmer languages with the I-E language data on which Swadesh based the revised retention rate ( * * f ) in_place_of original ( * * f ) , and his revised 100 word basic glottochronological list in Towards_Greater_Accuracy ( IJAL_21_:_121_-_137 ) .
[ verb ] assign a rank or rating to
"how would you rank these students?" "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
Used in print(Jesse W. Grimes and Wesley Allinsmith, "Compuls...)
An objective scale was developed for rating school neighborhoods from these data .
For_instance , the following statement was rated low in compulsivity , `` She 's naturally quite neat about things , but it does n't bother her at_all if her room gets messy .
[ verb ] be worthy of or have a certain rating
"This bond rates highly"
Used in print(Julia Newman, "Travel and Camera USA"...)
Wisconsin_Dells , where fantastically scenic rocks carved by the Wisconsin_River are overgrown with fern and other foliage , rates a stopover when traveling from Chicago .(Rosemary Balckmon, "How Much Do You Tell When...)
In American romance , almost nothing rates higher than what the movie men have called `` meeting cute '' - that_is , boy-meets-girl seems more adorable if it does n't take_place in an atmosphere of correct and acute boredom .
[ verb ] estimate the value of
"How would you rate his chances to become President?" "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"
Used in print(Raymond J. Corsini et al., Roleplaying in Business...)
On playing some typical situations before a jury of his peers he showed some characteristics rated as unsatisfactory .