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rate

1. 
a. a price or charge with reference to a standard or scale
b. (as modifier): a rate card
2. a charge made per unit for a commodity, service, etc.
3. a wage calculated against a unit of time

rate

[rāt]
(science and technology)
The amount of change of some quantity during a time interval divided by the length of the time interval.
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AmerenUE noted that it had invested more than $40 million in gas system improvements and expansions since the company filed for its last increase in delivery rates in 2003.
The new delivery rates, if approved as proposed, would impact average residential electric bills by about $3.
The ICC last set the delivery rates in 2002, but consumers never paid the increase because rates have been frozen since 1997.
The study also found a relationship between the servers Sender Score rating and its delivery rates.
Final delivery rates will be determined in 2015, and will be subject to a comprehensive review of the rate change and the BC Utilities Commission's decision.
This problem was addressed in the 1980s, when the cesarean delivery rate was thought to be approaching an excessive number.
Researchers led by Professor Andrew Shennan at King's College London investigated the effect of eating during labour on delivery rates.
The delivery rate after IVF (52% after five years) was not significantly different from that after surgical reversal (60%).
The overall on-time delivery rate for aircraft rose to 96 percent, an all-time high, according to statistics for fiscal year 2005 collected and analyzed by the logistics and sustainment directorate at Air Force Materiel Command headquarters.
In particular, they continue, improving use of prenatal care and lowering the cesarean delivery rate could potentially reduce pregnancy-related mortality in the United States.
Improvements to Blueair's Model 501 in-room air purifier have resulted in a more than 20% increase in its Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR).