the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)

*<noun.relation>*freq. cnt.: 21 freq. cnt.: 21ratio |

**semantic pointers**

*hyponym*

profit margin, margin of profit, gross margin
abundance
abundance
albedo, reflective power
aspect ratio
average
cephalic index, breadth index, cranial index
efficiency
facial index
focal ratio, f number, stop number, speed
frequency, relative frequency
hematocrit, haematocrit, packed cell volume
intelligence quotient, IQ, I.Q.
load factor
loss ratio
Mach number
magnification
mechanical advantage
mileage, fuel consumption rate, gasoline mileage, gas mileage
odds, betting odds
magnitude, order of magnitude
output-to-input ratio
prevalence
price-to-earnings ratio, P/E ratio
productivity
proportionality
quotient
refractive index, index of refraction
relative humidity
respiratory quotient
safety factor, factor of safety
signal-to-noise, signal-to-noise ratio, signal/noise ratio, signal/noise, S/N
stoichiometry
time constant
turnover, employee turnover, turnover rate
loading
eccentricity

*hypernym*