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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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Specific absorption rate considerations are becoming less of a limitation due to technical advances and surface coils that are available for all core applications.
Retailers worldwide want to sell Aerius phones, especially after World Health Organization reports said cell phones cause cancer, a risk Aerius eliminates because FCC and independent lab tests of Aerius phones show they eliminate SAR (the Specific Absorption Rate of microwave radiation into human tissue) the cause of such cancers.
SAR stands for Specific Absorption Rate and it measures the number of watt watts (of energy) per kilogram (of human tissue) which have seeped through the skull into the brain.
The information, to be included in user manuals for phones made by Ericsson, Motorola, and Nokia, will contain each product's specific absorption rate (SAR).
has a specific absorption rate (SAR) rating, which measures how much microwave energy from the phone can penetrate the brain.
Technologists will learn about MR safety, the advantages of 3T MR, coil technology, pulse sequences, parallel imaging and specific absorption rate (SAR) management.
For this reason, since 2008 already Belgacom has been indicating the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) value of the mobile phones in its shops and on its website.