What does the word ratio mean?

Usage examples for ratio

  1. As the size of these vessels increases, so does the ratio of their carrying capacity. – The Secrets of the German War Office by Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves
  2. The velocity ratio is, therefore, as the length of B Q is to that of A R, or, what is the same thing, as the radius of the base circle of one wheel is to that of the other. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  3. But Fionn would see and know, or he would under- stand a decent ratio of his visions. – Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens