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growth rate

[′grōth ‚rāt]
(microbiology)
Increase in the number of bacteria in a population per unit time.

growth rate

Rate of wood growth expressed as the number of annual rings per inch measured from pith to bark; sometimes used to rate soft-woods for strength.
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Out of the relations (12) and (13) the rates of growth of capital in the private sector are obtained, as are the rates of growth of labour in the private sector.
In quantity terms, however, the rates of growth of both exports and imports slowed, in line with the slowing of the U.
All sectors posted strong rates of growth in business activity RICHARD RAMSEY ON THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY
For these industries, annual rates of growth between 1977 and 1989 were revised down from 3/4 of a percentage point to 1 3/4 percentage points.
In addition to the slowing growth in consumer mortgages, other types of consumer lending, such as credit cards, also have experienced lower rates of growth.
Species with high rates of growth and photosynthesis, such as crop plants, tend to have larger stomal openings--and therefore greater ozone uptake--explains Reich, who is now at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.
Improvement in the Authority's rating is likely if recent rates of growth prove sustainable.
11, but long-term annual rates of growth have been steady, averaging about 1% over the last three decades.