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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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The quantity of imports rose 4 1/4 percent in 1995, considerably more slowly than the double-digit rates of growth in 1993 and 1994 (table 6).
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.
Improvement in the Authority's rating is likely if recent rates of growth prove sustainable.
The secure network integration market, while experiencing truly robust rates of growth is still only at the bottom crest of an upward trend.
Several industry sectors experienced high rates of growth during the 2004 first six-month period including commerce (109%), communication (132%) and transportation (108%) and services (52%).