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Value, measure, or degree; a charge, payment, or price determined through the application of a mathematical formula or based upon a scale or standard.

For example, an interest rate is determined by the ratio between the principal and interest.

Rate is also used synonymously with tax.


noun amount, assessment, charge, cost, expense, fare, fee, hire, magno, obligation, pace, parvo emere, price, quotation, standard, tempo, valuation, value, velocity, worth
Associated concepts: legal rate of interest, rate of exchange


verb aestimare, appraise, apprize, assess, class, classify, compute, determine, esteem, estimate, evaluate, figure, fix the price of, gauge, grade, judge, measure, merit, price, quantify, rank, reckon, set a value on, tag, value, weigh
See also: amount, appraise, arrange, assess, assessment, calculate, caliber, charge, classify, cost, criticize, differential, duty, earnings, estimate, evaluate, expense, face amount, frequency, gauge, inveigh, levy, measure, organize, par, pigeonhole, price, quality, rebuke, reprehend, sum, tax, worth

RATE. A public valuation or assessment of every man's estate; or the ascertaining how much tax every one shall pay. Vide Pow. Mortg. Index, h.t.; Harr. Dig. h.t.; 1 Hopk. C. R. 87.

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It provides industry-leading performance with a slew rate of 17,500 V/us, harmonic distortion of -90 dBc at 200 MHz, and IMD3 of -90 dBc at 200 MHz.
The rise time and fail time, or the slew rate, of a signal can now be found using the standard equations for charging and discharging a capacitor.
The device features up to 15 A of output current per channel, operating voltages ranging from 30 V up to 200 V and a slew rate of 180 V per microsecond.
This initial offering of current feedback amps is ideally suited for a variety of high performance video, cable driver and high frequency applications where high slew rates and wide -3dB bandwidths are critical factors.
The following table summarizes the AOZ1321 slew rate and output discharge ordering options:
Along with the bandwidth and slew rate capabilities, the OPA2889 offers a flexible single supply voltage range of +2.
The COMLINEAR CLC1004/CLC1014 and CLC3004 (triple) offer bandwidth and slew rate performance usually found in CFB amplifiers.
The type 1EDS20I12SV EiceDRIVER Safe driver component features the first Slew Rate Control ( SRC ) adjustable in real-time at the IGBT.
30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Analogic Technologies Incorporated (AnalogicTech) , a developer of power management semiconductors for mobile consumer electronic devices, announced today the AAT4282A, a new dual, slew rate controlled load switch that allows designers to reduce parts count and cost by integrating two low resistance slew rate controlled load switches in a single 2 x 2 mm, package.