# Proportion

noun
1.
(The comparative relation between things balance or symmetry, dimensions, an equality between, number size, or amount of a thing or group as compared with another thing or group; share; part) correct proportion សមាមាត្រ large proportion ភាគ (rock of huge) proportions ទំហំ out of proportion មិនសមគ្នា
Example: The proportion of the population still speaking the dialect is very small.
2.
(បច្ចេកទេស) សមាមាត្រ, ទំហំ
verbpast tense: proportioned ; past participle: proportioned ; present participle: proportioning ;
1.
(TRANSITIVE) (To put (one thing) in a right relation another, In proportion (to) in proper or pleasing relation; in balance or harmony with) លៃអោយសម
ENGLISH MEANING
noun
1.
The relation or adaptation of one portion to another, or to the whole, as respect magnitude, quantity, or degree; comparative relation; ratio; as, the proportion of the parts of a building, or of the body.
2.
Harmonic relation between parts, or between different things of the same kind; symmetrical arrangement or adjustment; symmetry; as, to be out of proportion.
3.
The portion one receives when a whole is distributed by a rule or principle; equal or proper share; lot.
4.
A part considered comparatively; a share.
5.
The equality or similarity of ratios, especially of geometrical ratios; or a relation among quantities such that the quotient of the first divided by the second is equal to that of the third divided by the fourth; -- called also geometrical proportion, in distinction from arithmetical proportion, or that in which the difference of the first and second is equal to the difference of the third and fourth.
6.
The rule of three, in arithmetic, in which the three given terms, together with the one sought, are proportional.
verbpast tense: proportioned ; past participle: proportioned ; present participle: proportioning ;
1.
To adjust in a suitable proportion, as one thing or one part to another; as, to proportion the size of a building to its height; to proportion our expenditures to our income.
2.
To form with symmetry or suitableness, as the parts of the body.
3.
To divide into equal or just shares; to apportion.
1.
balance, dimensions, distribution, equilibrium, extent, part, percentage, piece, portion, ratio, share, size, symmetry