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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

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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For example, if the automated policy analysis discovered that a policy garaging address was associated with a contracting business and the insured vehicle was a three-quarter ton truck rated for pleasure use, a reunderwriting script should be developed that asks specific questions about that vehicle and its potential business use.
A minimum of 70 percent of the units will have to be fitted with toilets rated at 1.6 gallons per flush or less, plus owners will have to install showerheads and faucets that cap the water flow at 2.5 gallons per minute or less.
The services differ in the number of companies rated, the scale of letter ratings used and the types of reports produced.