direct proportion

direct proportion

[də′rekt prə′pȯr·shən]
(mathematics)
A statement that the ratio of two variable quantities is equal to a constant.
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Then it rushed in upon his consciousness that he really loved her for what she was, for all the boy in her and all the rest of her--for the total of her that would have been a different total in direct proportion to any differing of the parts of her.
Considered as a reflector, it is potent in producing a monstrous and odious uniformity: and the evil is here aggravated, not in merely direct proportion with the augmentation of its sources, but in a ratio constantly increasing.
Little Go-bu-balu gave evidences of a greater interest in life, an interest which varied in direct proportion to the distance he was from the apes of Kerchak.
In direct proportion to the white man's stupidity is his success in farming the world--"
Kimble was the Squire's sister, as well as the doctor's wife--a double dignity, with which her diameter was in direct proportion; so that, a journey up-stairs being rather fatiguing to her, she did not oppose Miss Nancy's request to be allowed to find her way alone to the Blue Room, where the Miss Lammeters' bandboxes had been deposited on their arrival in the morning.
Governmental apathy is increasing in direct proportion to the common man's suffering.
He said the security deposit and minimum charges were always adjusted with direct proportion of consumer-end gas tariff to generally represent around three months of average gas consumption.
But the scope for more serious consequences increases in direct proportion to the sensitivity of the information being handled.
Fear creates anger, and their rage against him is surely in direct proportion to their fear of what he is capable in bringing them down.
Summary: Tissue processor equipment market is expanding worldwide that is in direct proportion to the increase in adoption of tissue processors to enhance lab efficiency.
As a way out, it was decided to link the duration of load-shedding in different areas in direct proportion to theft but this logical move was strongly resisted no other than law-makers who are supposed to uphold the law.
Each California insurer is required to participate in FAIR plan losses in direct proportion to its market share.