Inversely proportional
Inversely In*verse"ly, adv. In an inverse order or manner; by inversion; -- opposed to {directly}. [1913 Webster]

{Inversely proportional}. See {Directly proportional}, under {Directly}, and {Inversion}, 4. [1913 Webster]


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  • inversely proportional — (to sth) ► if two amounts are inversely proportional, when one increases, the other goes down and when one goes down, the other increases: »E business knowledge is generally inversely proportional to both age and rank in the organisation. Main… …   Financial and business terms

  • inversely proportional — I. adjective : having their product constant used of two variable quantities one of which varies directly as the reciprocal of the other II. adjective : related by inverse variation * * * adj : related so that as one becomes larger the other… …   Useful english dictionary

  • inversely proportional — adjective Date: 1864 related by inverse variation compare directly proportional …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inversely proportional — adjective Proportional to the reciprocal of the independent variable …   Wiktionary

  • Inversely proportional — Обратно пропорциональный …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • inversely proportional to sth — inversely proportional (to sth) ► if two amounts are inversely proportional, when one increases, the other goes down and when one goes down, the other increases: »E business knowledge is generally inversely proportional to both age and rank in… …   Financial and business terms

  • proportional — pro‧por‧tio‧nal [prəˈpɔːʆnəl ǁ ɔːr ] also pro‧por‧tion‧ate [prəˈpɔːʆnt ǁ ɔːr ] adjective something that is proportional to something else is related to it in terms of size, amount, importance etc: • The fee charged by the realtor is directly… …   Financial and business terms

  • Inversely — In*verse ly, adv. In an inverse order or manner; by inversion; opposed to {directly}. [1913 Webster] {Inversely proportional}. See {Directly proportional}, under {Directly}, and {Inversion}, 4. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inversely — UK US /ɪnˈvɜːsli/ adverb ► in the opposite way to something else: inversely proportional/related to sth »Efficiency was found to be inversely related to company size. move/vary inversely to sth »Bond yields move inversely to market price …   Financial and business terms

  • Proportional reasoning — Proportional ReasoningProportionality is a mathematical relation between two quantities. Proportional reasoning is one of the skills a child acquires when progressing from the stage of concrete operations to the stage of formal operations… …   Wikipedia

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