- (proportion) give pleasant proportions to; "harmonize a building with those surrounding it"
- (proportion) the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
- (proportion) adjust in size relative to other things
- (proportion) symmetry: balance among the parts of something
- (proportion) the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree; "an inordinate proportion of the book is given over to quotations"; "a dry martini has a large proportion of gin"
- (proportion) harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design); "in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"- John Ruskin
- (Proportion (architecture)) Proportion is the relation between elements and a whole. (jvr)
- (Proportion (mathematics)) In mathematics, two quantities are said to be proportional if they vary in such a way that one of the quantities is a constant multiple of the other, or equivalently if they have a constant ratio.
- (proportion) a quantity of something that is part of the whole amount or number; harmonious relation of parts to each other or to the whole; proper or equal share; the relation of one part to another or to the whole with respect to magnitude, quantity, or degree; A statement of equality ...
- (proportion) In any composition, the comparison and relationship of the parts to each other and to the whole. Proportion can be expressed in terms of a definite ratio, such as "twice as big," or be expressed by "darker than," "more neutral than," or "more important than."
- (Proportion) A type of ratio in which the numerator is included in the denominator. The ratio of a part to the whole, expressed as a "decimal fraction"(e.g., 0.2), as a fraction (1/5), or, loosely, as a percentage (20%).
- (Proportion) A principle of design, it refers to the relationship of elements to the whole and to each other; a ratio. Often proportion is allied with another principle of art, emphasis. ...
- (Proportion) or scale refers to the relationships of the size of objects in a body of work. Proportions give a sense of size seen as a relationship of objects such as smallness or largeness.
- (proportion) The relation of one part to the whole, or to other parts (for example, of the human body). For example, the human body is approximately 7 to 7-1/2 times the height of the head; the vertical halfway point of the body is the groin; the legs are halved at the knees, etc. ...
- (Proportion) the relationship of length to width of a design. Like color (PMS#), placement, and relationship to other graphics, proportion is a basic element that should be specified by an organization’s graphics standards policy.
- (Proportion) A partial income payment for the period between the previous pension instalment and death of the annuitant, for annuities paid in arrears. 'With proportion' means that this partial payment will be made, 'without proportion' means it will not.
- Proportion is the proportion of the number of quarters for which the manager delivered a positive Jensen’s alpha over the total number of quarters that constitute the performance measurement period. ...
- (33. Proportion) An equation stating that two ratios are equal.
- (PROPORTION) Consistent ratio relations between the parts of two different elements [e.g. if a page is 10 x 8 inches, then a thumbnail representing it would be 5 x 4 inches, or 2.5 x 2 inches or 1.25 x 1 inches]
- (PROPORTION) Moderation, harmony, ands symmetry in a unified whole of parts, like with all Trinitarian structures.
- (Proportion) A dimensionless number between 0.0 an 1.0 (if a probability) or, equivalently, between 0% and 100% (if a percentage) consisting of one count as the numerator divided by another count as the denominator. ...
- (Proportion) An equation that compares two ratios. This concept is often used to solve for an unknown. For instance, if you're driving at 60 miles per hour for five hours, how many miles will you travel? Solve this problem with a proportion: 60/1 = x/5. You'll travel 300 miles.
- (Proportion) Distorted to produce monstrous forms.
- (Proportion) Given a binomial RV, XX ∼ B n p B n p , let’s consider the ratio of number XX of success in n Bernouli trials to the number nn of trials, P ' = X n P'= X n . This new RV is called a proportion, and if the number of trials, nn, is large enough, P'P' ∼ N p pq n N p pq n .
- (Proportion) Size measured against other elements or against a mental norm or standard.