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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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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[2.] Schofield C and WPT James Basal metabolic rate review and prediction.
Basal metabolic rate (BMR) was calculated from body fat and lean body mass according to Graby et al.
In two compared groups a metabolic age, basal metabolic rate, anthropometrical data and body composition have been studied.
Statistical Analysis The effect of endurance training on body weight (BW), body mass index (BMI), body fluid percent (Bf %), body fat percent (BF %), basal metabolic rate (BMR), body temperature (BT) and maximal aerobic capacity (maxV[O.sub.2]) were tested before and after training by 2 way ANOVA using General Linear Method (GLM) procedure (SPSS for windows 11.5.0 Chicago, IL, USA).
First of all calculate your BMR (basal metabolic rate).
Response to thyrotropin-releasing hormone stimulation, urinary iodine excretion, and basal metabolic rate were determined at weeks 0 and 4.
In a unique experiment, researchers mist-netted 69 species of birds in the tropical lowland forests of Gamboa, Panama, and measured their basal metabolic rate when the birds were resting.
Basal metabolic rate (BMR) is a measurement of oxygen consumption (VO2), carbon dioxide production (VCO2), and the respiratory exchange ratio (RER).
A: If you look at an average sedentary person, 60 percent of total daily energy expenditure is basal metabolic rate, 30 percent is NEAT, and 10 percent is the thermal effect of food--the calories you burn to digest, absorb, and store the food you eat.
It uses stainless-steel electrodes with black mirror accents to monitor basal metabolic rate, body mass index, body fat and water.