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Definition of Relative

Relative
Relative Rel"a*tive, n. One who, or that which, relates to, or is considered in its relation to, something else; a relative object or term; one of two object or term; one of two objects directly connected by any relation. Specifically: (a) A person connected by blood or affinity; strictly, one allied by blood; a relation; a kinsman or kinswoman. ``Confining our care . . . to ourselves and relatives.' --Bp. Fell. (b) (Gram.) A relative pronoun; a word which relates to, or represents, another word or phrase, called its antecedent; as, the relatives ``who', ``which', ``that'.

Meaning of Relative from wikipedia

- Relative may refer to: Kinship and family, the principle binding the most basic social units society. If two people are connected by cir****stances of birth...
- In music, relative keys are the major and minor scales that have the same key signatures (enharmonically equivalent), meaning that they share all the same...
- The relative permittivity, or dielectric constant, of a material is its (absolute) permittivity expressed as a ratio relative to the vacuum permittivity...
- decodes the address and displays the page. Protocol-relative links (PRL), also known as protocol-relative URLs (PRURL), are URLs that have no protocol specified...
- A relative clause is a subordinate clause that contains the element whose interpretation is provided by an expression on which the subordinate clause is...
- The relative risk (RR) or risk ratio is the ratio of the probability of an outcome in an exposed group to the probability of an outcome in an unexposed...
- Three primary measurements of humidity are widely emplo****: absolute, relative and specific. Absolute humidity describes the water content of air and...
- Relative dating is the science of determining the relative order of past events (i.e., the age of an object in comparison to another), without necessarily...
- Relative density, or specific gravity, is the ratio of the density (m**** of a unit volume) of a substance to the density of a given reference material...
- Relative poverty means low income relative to others in a country: for example, below 60% of the median income of people in that country. Relative poverty...
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