Meaning of RATIO in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ reɪʃioʊ, AM -ʃoʊ ]

( ratios)

A ratio is a relationship between two things when it is expressed in numbers or amounts. For example, if there are ten boys and thirty girls in a room, the ratio of boys to girls is 1:3, or one to three.

The adult to child ratio is 1 to 6.

N-COUNT : usu sing , oft N of n to n

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