Relative Vorticity

Science / Weather / Relative Vorticity: The sum of the rotation of an air parcel about the axis of the pressure system and the rotation of the parcel about its own axis.

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Relative Noun Synonyms: related, connected, associated, allied, affiliated, interconnected, interrelated, pertinent, relevant, germane, applicable, apropos
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Relative Time

Science / Biology / Relative Time: Type of geologic time (absolute time being the other) that places events in a sequence relative to each other. MORE

Relative Value

Business / Finance / Relative Value: The attractiveness measured in terms of risk, liquidity, and return of one instrument relative to another, or, for a given instrument, of one maturity relative to another. MORE

Relative Strength

Business / Finance / Relative Strength: Movement of a stock price over the past year as compared to a market index (like the S&P 500). A value below 1.0 means the stock shows relative weakness in price movement (underperformed the market); MORE

Relative Standard Deviation

Science / Chemistry / Relative Standard Deviation: The relative standard deviation is a measure of precision, calculated by dividing the standard deviation for a series of measurements by the average measurement. MORE

Relative Purchasing Power Parity (RPPP)

Business / Finance / Relative Purchasing Power Parity (RPPP): Idea that the rate of change in the price level of commodities in one country relative to the price level in another determines the rate of change of the exchange rate between the two countries' curre MORE

Relative Risk

Health / Disease / Relative Risk: Relative risk is a ratio of the probability of the event occurring in the exposed group versus non-exposed group. MORE

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