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Rate or rates may be:

  • Rate (mathematics), a specific kind of ratio, in which two measurements are related to each other
  • Rate of travel, or velocity
  • Naval rating or rate, terms used to designate specialty or seniority of enlisted naval personnel.
  • Rate of a ship, a term for a sail ship's firepower in the British Royal Navy
  • Bit rate, number of bits that are processed per unit of time
  • Rates, a Portuguese parish and town located in the municipality of PĆ³voa de Varzim
In science and finance
  • Rate function, a function used to put a number to the probabilities of a rare event
  • Rates (tax), a type of taxation system used to fund local government
  • Reaction rate in Chemistry
  • Exchange rate, how much one currency is worth in terms of the other
In human growth
  • Birth rate, the childbirths per 1,000 people per year
  • Mortality rate, a measure of the number of deaths in some population
As an initialism
  • Radioisotopes and the Age of the Earth, a project of creation geophysics
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