noun British.
the amount on which rates or taxes are assessed.

1855–60; rate1 + -al1

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ratal (ˈreɪtəl)
1.  the amount on which rates are assessed; ratable value
2.  of or relating to rates (local taxation)
[C19: see rate1]

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After deposition of the metal, the photolithographic sequence is repeated to define the ratal pattern.
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