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Definition of Proportional

Proportional

  1. Having a due proportion, or comparative relation; being in suitable proportion or degree; as, the parts of an edifice are proportional.
  2. Relating to, or securing, proportion.
  3. Constituting a proportion; having the same, or a constant, ratio; as, proportional quantities; momentum is proportional to quantity of matter.
  4. Any number or quantity in a proportion; as, a mean proportional.
  5. The combining weight or equivalent of an element.

Proportional Quotations

Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character had abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and courage which it contained.
John Stuart Mill

The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time.
John Stuart Mill

Notice the small things. The rewards are inversely proportional.
Liz Vassey

The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional to the embarrassment he can tolerate.
Douglas Engelbart

My number-one theory in life is that style is proportional to your lack of resources - the less you have, the more stylish you're likely to be.
Beth Ditto
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Proportional Translations

proportional in Dutch is proportioneel, evenredig
proportional in German is proportional
proportional in Portuguese is proporcional

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