Meaning of ratio
Pronunciation: (rā'shō, -shē-ō"), [key]
— pl. -tios.
- the relation between two similar magnitudes with respect to the number of times the first contains the second: the ratio of 5 to 2, written 5:2 or 5/2.
- proportional relation; rate: the ratio between acceptances and rejections.
- the relative value of gold and silver in a bimetallic currency system.
- ratio (Thesaurus)