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

relative

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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 shell process' chemistry is relatively simple: phenolic novolak resin and hexa are combined and coated on sand.
Lonza, a relatively new player, offers synthetic Mg|(OH).sub.2~ flame retardants, which boast 97-98% purity with few or no calcium ions on the surface of the material.
Friday's temperature is set to remain steady with seasonably summer conditions in daytime and relatively cold conditions in the evening and night hours, particularly in mountainous districts.
According to the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD), the weather on Saturday will be fair in the hilly areas and relatively warm in other regions with high and medium clouds, changing in the afternoon to partly cloudy with northwesterly moderate to brisk winds blowing dust in the desert.
That relatively low number for a hominid lineage underscores the likelihood that each Paranthropus species exploited diverse dietary resources and survived for hundreds of thousands of years or more, Wood says.--B.B.
Challenges: The relatively strong yen and the dysfunctional Japanese financial system.
The New York metropolitan area and the Northeast Corridor are relatively stable, and continue to present opportunities for investment.
The replacement of a monarchy by a government of a relatively large group of mandated and, in principle, equal, meeting participants thus promoted predominantly peaceful, more businesslike and less personal meeting manners.
The relatively deep plan creates two different sorts of environmental zones.
With output generally keeping pace with the rapid expansion of factory capacity, the rate of utilization of manufacturing capacity remained at a relatively high level.
The increase in global NR share resulted from continuing faster growth rates in NR consumption not only in Asia, but also in some central and eastern European countries, which traditionally have relatively high SR shares.
The department's head Abdulaziz Al-Qarawi told KUNA that today's weather will be hot and relatively humid over coastal areas with light to moderate freshening at times north westerly wind to south easterly wind, with speed of 15 - 40 km/h.