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relative

(of a musical key or scale) having the same key signature as another key or scale

relative

[′rel·əd·iv]
(navigation)
Related to a moving point; apparent, as relative wind, relative movement.
Related to or measured from the heading, as relative bearing.

RELATIVE

Early system on IBM 650. Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959).
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The relatives in Glasgow had daughters of their own to provide for.
It proved to be a great aggravation of Hester's offenses, in the eyes of Hester's relatives, when it was discovered that she possessed a life-interest in Salt Patch, and an income of two hundred a year.
Well, you know of course that the greater is relative to the less?
Would you not say that thirst is one of these essentially relative terms, having clearly a relation--
Fresh medical attendance was secured, and her ladyship's nearest surviving relatives, Mrs.
So Dorothy led her relatives away, and as soon as they were out of the Throne Room and alone in the corridor, Aunt Em squeezed Dorothy's hand and said:
It is, therefore, plain that these are to be classed as relative.
And even though a man should call these terms not relative but quantitative, they would not have contraries.
As the safety of the whole is the interest of the whole, and cannot be provided for without government, either one or more or many, let us inquire whether one good government is not, relative to the object in question, more competent than any other given number whatever.
The inspector begged the Englishman to seat himself in an arm-chair, and placed before him the register and documents relative to the Chateau d'If, giving him all the time he desired for the examination, while De Boville seated himself in a corner, and began to read his newspaper.
Scarcely a relative or an acquaintance did we possess in St.
Soon afterwards Anna Thedorovna came to see us, saying that she was a lady of property and our relative; and this my mother confirmed--though, true, she added that Anna was only a very DISTANT relative.