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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
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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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As previously announced by the company on April 5, 2019, Spirit will maintain its delivery rate of 52 shipsets per month with respect to the B737 program following Boeing's announced temporary adjustment in the production rate from 52 to 42 aircraft per month.
With a Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR) of 30m3/hr at its max speed, the Atmosphere Drive system purifies the air and reduces three hundred and 13 different gaseous contaminants," the company said in a statement.
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