Proportionate Sentence Examples
The land-tax is proportionate, i.e.
Bali belongs physically to Java; the climate and soil are the same and it has mountains of proportionate height.
The greatest proportionate deficiency, however, is observable in the arenaceous region between the Danube and Theiss, where for the most part only periodical floods occur.
Squarcione, whose original vocation was tailoring, appears to have had a remarkable enthusiasm for ancient art, and a proportionate faculty for acting, with profit to himself and others, as a sort of artistic middleman; his own performances as a painter were merely mediocre.
In this latter case the term " Democracy," as applied to the historical development of Great Britain and the United States, denotes a constitutional state in which every citizen has rights proportionate to his energy and intelligence.Advertisement
Yet a third improvement was permission conceded to prisoners locked up in default of payment of fine, to obtain a reduction of time proportionate to part payment of the fine.
Saxony carries on 26% of the whole textile industry in Germany, a share far in excess of its proportionate population.
Such a minority has also a right to a proportionate amount of the funds set aside by the State or by the local authorities for purposes of education, religion or philanthropy.
In the House of Representatives, which has the large membership of 390, representation is on the basis of population, but is so arranged as to favour the rural districts; thus every town or ward of a city having 600 inhabitants is allowed one representative, but, although for every additional representative 1200 additional inhabitants are required, any town having less than 600 inhabitants is allowed a representative for such proportionate part of the time the legislature is in session as the number of its inhabitants bears to 600.
The military organization is proportionate in importance to the strategical position of Turin near the French frontier.Advertisement
It may be difficult to agree in the latter case on a principle for assessment of the proportionate fighting value of the respective fleets.
The effect of mountain-chains on prevailing winds is to carry warm air belonging to the lower region into an upper zone, where it expands in volume at the cost of a proportionate loss of heat, often accompanied by the precipitation of moisture in the form of snow or rain.
In this change is the whole difference between the art of character and the art of emotion; and though the emotional side is the more popular, ul needing less thought to understand it, yet the unfailing canon is that in every age and land the true quality of art is proportionate to the expression of character as apart from transient emotion.
The remaining S4 members of the Landsthing are returned for eight years according to a method of proportionate representation by a body of deputy electors.
In certain scholarship examinations held formerly by the London County Council a percentage was added to the marks of each candidate proportionate to the number of months by which his age fell short of the maximum age for entry.Advertisement
The amir's first measures were designed to enhance his popularity and to improve his internal administration, particularly with regard to the relations of his government with the tribes, and to the system introduced by the late amir of compulsory military service, whereby each tribe was required to supply a proportionate number of recruits.
It may also be noticed that in mammals and birds which hop on two legs, such as jerboas, kangaroos, thrushes and finches, the proportionate length of the thigh-bone or femur to the tibia and foot (metatarsus and toes) is constant, being 2 to 5; in animals, on the other hand, such as hares, horses and frogs, which use all four feet, the corresponding lengths are 4 to 7.
It is expressed by the statement that the proportionate distances of the several planets from the sun may be represented by adding 4 to each term of the series; o, 3, 6, 12, 24, &c. The irregularity will be noticed of the first term, which should be 12 instead of o.
This theory gives birth to a sort of ethical by-product whose dominant note is Harmony, the subordination of the individual to the universal reason; moral failure is proportionate to the degree in which the individual declines to recognize his personal transience in relation to the eternal Unity.
The cities were represented according to size by one, two or three delegates, and bore proportionate shares in financial responsibility.Advertisement
This first West, made up of the older small farmers, of the Scottish settlers, of the Germans from the Palatinate and the Scottish-Irish, far outnumbering the people of the old counties, demanded the creation of new counties and proportionate representation in the Burgesses.
The result was failure, for the democracy of small farmers which would have taxed slavery out of existence was denied proportionate representation.
But proportionate to his exultation in this first recognition of his merit was the depth of his mortification and the height of his indignation at the result of the second competition.
According to this constitution the sovereignty resides in the nation, but suffrage is restricted to married citizens over twenty-one and unmarried citizens over twenty-five years of age, not in domestic service, who can read and write, and who are the owners of real estate, or who have capital invested in business or industry, or who receive salaries or incomes proportionate in value to such real estate as investment; and as 75% of the population is classed as illiterate, and a great majority of the labouring classes is landless, badly paid, and miserably poor, it is apparent that political sovereignty in Chile is the well-guarded possession of a small minority.
But his magnificence made no one angry, for it was kept up chiefly for the sake of others, and was exactly proportionate to his place.Advertisement
It is also to be noted that, as in the case of poisons of known constitution, each toxin has a minimum lethal dose which is proportionate to the weight of the animal and which can be ascertained with a fair degree of accuracy.
It does not, however, form a delta proportionate to the volume of its water, owing to a strong sea current flowing northwards close to the shore, to the sudden sinking of the sea to a great depth immediately off the mouth of the river, and possibly also to the permanent subsidence of the Italian coast from the Tiber .mouth southwards to Terracina.
The pretext of the rupture was the attempt of the knights to crush the Prussian diet, which, bearing as it did most of the burdens, claimed fairly enough a proportionate share in the government of the Prussian provinces.
As to progressive taxation based on the assumption that equality requires a larger proportionate charge upon a big income than on one of a smaller amount, the practical application of the principle, if true, would be impossible.
If there is a greater proportionate charge already on the larger incomes, nothing more need be done, and we cannot know that there is not.
They received in return a plot of ground proportionate to the number of animals they owned, and had also rights of grazing and of collecting fuel in the forests.
It is also worthy of note that Panama refused to assume any part of this debt without a formal recognition of her independence by Colombia, and even then only a sum proportionate to her population.
This went on for a time proportionate to the gravity of the offence, perhaps for years; then, if his sin allowed it, he was readmitted by the bishop and clergy with further laying on of hands.
The fact that the wheat plant requires less water than other cereals, and therefore does not suffer so much from drought, is one of great importance to the cultivator, and furnishes one reason for the greater proportionate culture of wheat in the eastern than in the western counties of England.
The bride and bridegroom should be provided with a joint fortune proportionate to their rank.
To every free settler was assigned, if desired, the services of a number of convicts proportionate to the size of his holding.
We do not believe that licensing of low-powered air guns and imitations, or restrictions on their sale, is proportionate or enforceable.
All states are now required to have 33% representation of women in local governance with scheduled castes and tribes having proportionate representation.
The School or Service may be asked to meet the reasonable and proportionate incidental expenses necessarily incurred by a successful complainant.
About twenty kids, and a proportionate number of mothers were playing some fiendishly complicated party game on the grass.
The PCT's action we find was entirely proper and proportionate.
The general principle of making ethical approval proportionate to the level of risk is very appropriate.
In proportionate response, a certain level of abuse would be met by a proportionate response, a certain level of abuse would be met by a proportionate level of response.
The degree of distance seemed to be inversely proportionate to age and time spent in the group.
These indicators suggest that the incidence of Mobile Phone Theft is roughly proportionate to the increase in their consumption.
The number of successful male Protestant applicants was broadly proportionate to the numbers applying.
The amount of carbon dioxide produced is directly proportionate to the oxygen consumed.
Monitoring is not always proportionate to the amount of funding provided.
It could change rapidly at any time and our response will need to adjust to remain proportionate.
By the automatic curb sender the cable is put to one or the other pole of the battery and then to the reverse pole for definite proportionate times during u b c 0 'c' C p t e a n i m e r rn e ll i a.
The hardships of his early years drove him to introspection and to solitary communion with nature, and thus favoured a more than proportionate development of the sentimental and poetic side of his mind.
They insisted that the Government should introduce proposals as to the official language of functionaries, for they feared a return of the procedure used by Badeni, which by means of a Government ordinance had altered the received usage and upset the national balance of power; that in Bohemia the purely German sub-districts (Bezirke) should be included in German districts (Kreise), and in like manner the purely Czech sub-districts in Czech districts, so that there would then be a relatively small number of territories of mixed nationality, which would have to be governed bilingually; that minorities should be protected by law; and that in appointing to posts in the offices of the autonomous Bohemian territorial Government, proportionate consideration should be given to the Germans, attention being paid to the fact that in Bohemia more than a third of the population were German, and that they paid more than half the taxes, but that the Czech national majority had appointed more than 90% of Czechs and not even 10% of Germans in the Government offices.
Just as many of the punishments enjoined by the Roman criminal code were gradually commuted by medieval legislators for pecuniary fines, so the years or months of fasting enjoined by the earlier ecclesiastical codes were commuted for proportionate fines, the recitation of a certain number of psalms, and the like.
He found that dilution with water does not effect proportionate alteration in the transpiration velocities of different liquids, and a certain determinable degree of dilution retards the transpiration velocity.
However, this excitement can be quickly extinguished if clothes aren't up to hospital requirements, or if your preemie is coming home, aren't proportionate to your baby's sizing.
Prices on wedding cakes are normally proportionate to how much work the decorator puts in, so keep in mind that making a lot of flowers may take a while.
Noted for his impeccable craftsmanship and proportionate detailing, Dior fashion has long been the epitome of fine French dressing.
However, in order to perform well in most environments that involve athletic activity, these frames were originally engineered with a width and size that didn't fit or look proportionate on people with smaller faces.
The end result is a proportionate little person, because the height and the growth of all other structures of the individual are decreased.
This number remained proportionate to the U.S. population throughout that decade and into the early 2000s.
Your hair shape and your body shape should be proportionate with one another for best results.
When the line from the shoulder to the hip is broken visually, a more proportionate look is created.
Besides taking off 10 pounds as soon as you put it on, the plunging V-neck and ruched middle work to give you a fully proportionate figure.
Many tall women also opt for bikinis, as breaking up one's torso is another time-honored way of making one look more proportionate.
Similarly, proportionate hourglass shapes will look great in many different monokini styles because neither the top nor the bottom will be too loose or tight with the correct size.
Pear body types can usually opt for darker colored bottoms and have fun exploring fun print tops to create a proportionate appearance and draw eyes upward.
They can use this shape as a general guide for how to wear clothes that create a proportionate look and draw attention to their best features.
Larger hobos look more proportionate with larger women and can offset bulky winter coats and outerwear.
To make your biceps look big and proportionate, your bicep flex routine must include exercises for stimulating the two biceps heads, as well as the brachialis.
Macaulay states that the members of council were put in ill-humour because their salute of guns was not proportionate to their dignity.
Gradually there would arise the idea of proportionate punishment, of which the characteristic type is the lex talionis, 1 " an eye for an eye."
It consists in punching, by means of " a puncher," a series of holes in a strip of paper in such a way that, when the strip is sent through another instrument, called the " transmitter," the holes cause the circuit to be closed at the proper times and for the proper proportionate intervals for the message to be correctly printed by the receiving instrument or recorder.
From 1890 to 1900 the actual number rose by one-third (from 30,108 to 43,684), the proportion to the rest of those sentenced from one-fifth to one-fourth; while in 1905 the actual number rose to 67,944, being a considerable proportionate rise also.
The first efforts at railway legislation were governed by the equal mileage principle; that is, the attempt was made to make rates proportionate to the distance.
Under this system each consignment of freight is compelled to pay its share of the terminal expense, independently of distance, plus a mileage charge proportionate to the length of the journey or haul.
On the 6th of December 1843 the Conquest of Mexico was published with a success proportionate to a wide reputation won by his previous work.
For not only has the weight been more than quadrupled in some of the larger breeds, and the structure of the skull and other parts of the skeleton greatly altered, but the proportionate size of the brain has been reduced and the colour and texture of the fur altered in a remarkable manner.
The practical object of the enterprise required that the proportionate quantity of yearly output in the various branches, and that the liability of various topics as a matter of fact to occur in connexion with each other, should modify the classification.
Every large town has a mayor and deputy mayor, appointed by the government, and a town council, of whom one third are similarly appointed, while the citizens choose the rest; a proportionate number of councillors representing each religious community.
Owing to the great extent of the Nafud desert, the formation of sand-dunes is exemplified on a proportionate scale.
I,151,210 II 1 Czechs, Magyars, Sla y s Bohemia 77,247 01 Hungary 256,347 2.5 Poland 141,908 Rumania 10,377 0.1 Russia 500,797 0 I Total Europe 9,197,014 88.9 3.6 Grand Total 10,339,539 Total Swiss-Switzerland Greeks-Greece Turks-Turkey Europe, not specified 135,736 7,325 3,411 294 North America All other countries 77 6, 071 7.5 366,454 100 0 1'4 4.8 9.5 A very important transformation has taken place in the proportionate number coming from different countries during the last half of the 19th century.
This vast extension of the area of independence in America could not but have its proportionate effect on the general balance of power among nations.
In all other cases the State gives to the owner a proportionate compensation based on the average prices in the years 1913-7.
In the Kentish laws provision is made for widows to receive a proportionate share in their husbands' property.
Fourthly, they submit that the order was not proportionate.