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rating

1. (in certain navies) a sailor who holds neither commissioned nor warrant rank; an ordinary seaman
2. Sailing a handicap assigned to a racing boat based on its dimensions, sail area, weight, draught, etc.

rating

the order of items by making judgements of absolute value, using a numerical scale. This results in interval data (see CRITERIA AND LEVELS OF MEASUREMENT). See also RANKING, SCALING, LIKERT SCALE.

rating

[′rād·iŋ]
(engineering)
A designation of an operating limit for a machine, apparatus, or device used under specified conditions.

rating

i. An authorization entered on a license and forming a part, thereof, stating special conditions, privileges, and limitations pertaining to the license.
ii. An endorsement to the pilot's license that defines additional qualifications, privileges, and limitations. It could be an instrument rating, a night rating, a flight instructor rating, or an individual type rating to fly aircraft with a maximum weight of 12,500 lb (5700 kg).
iii. The octane value of fuels.
iv. Authorized operating regimes, with limiting numerical values for engines (such as takeoff rating) and other similar devices.
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To use for the purposes of this decision the following types of credit ratings of credit rating agencies ACRA (JSC) and Expert RA JSC:
For any affected securities or rated entities receiving direct credit support from the primary entity(ies) of this credit rating action, and whose ratings may change as a result of this credit rating action, the associated regulatory disclosures will be those of the guarantor entity.
On September 22, the Senate approved by unanimous consent the Credit Rating Agency Reform Act of 2006.
The construct validity of performance ratings has rarely been examined in the literature (Austin & Villanova, 1992; Lance, 1994).
The subfactors, and factors of proposal risk normally mirror those that are involved in the color rating aspect of the source selection.
S&P's defenders believe critics are trying to turn the rating agencies into scapegoats for corporate implosions.
Rob Wetzler is an associate director in the health care and higher education group of Fitch IBCA, an international rating agency based in New York.
This sort of selective broadcasting leads to the regionalization of gay images, says Hilary Rosen, one of two openly gay members of the Television Ratings Implementation Group.
As a result of community rating, "job lock" is not an issue in the Rochester area; community rating allows an individual with a medical condition to change jobs or insurance policies without fear of losing coverage.
The most effective way to increase competition in the credit rating market would be to eliminate the broken "no action" process the SEC uses to recognize NRSROs, and to replace it with transparent registration requirements.
Rating error in personal auto lines costs the property/casualty industry nearly $14 billion every year.
This category also includes claims (38) on, or guaranteed by, a qualifying securities firm incorporated in the United States or other member of the OECD-based group of countries (39) provided that: the qualifying securities firm has a long-term issuer credit rating, or a rating on at least one issue of long-term debt, in one of the three highest investment grade rating categories from a nationally recognized statistical rating organization; or the claim is guaranteed by the firm's parent company and the parent company has such a rating.