Ra´tion   Pronunciation: rā´shŭn or răsh´ŭn
n.1.A fixed daily allowance of provisions assigned to a soldier in the army, or a sailor in the navy, for his subsistence.
2.Hence, a certain portion or fixed amount dealt out; an allowance; an allotment.
v. t.1.To supply with rations, as a regiment.
Noun1.ration - the food allowance for one day (especially for service personnel); "the rations should be nutritionally balanced"
2.ration - a fixed portion that is allotted (especially in times of scarcity)
Verb1.ration - restrict the consumption of a relatively scarce commodity, as during war; "Bread was rationed during the siege of the city"
2.ration - distribute in rations, as in the army; "Cigarettes are rationed"
Synonyms: ration out
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Translate Ration to German, Translate Ration to French
rating system
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Ratio in jure aequitas integra
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Ratio non clauditur loco
Ratio of a geometrical progression
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rational motive
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Rational symptom
Rationalibus divisis
rationalise away
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