relative

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relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch) accent , emphasis , stress
use or application of an accent; the relative prominence of syllables in a phrase or utterance accentuation
forces acting on airfoils in motion relative to the air (or other gaseous fluids) aerodynamic force
device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight aerofoil , airfoil , control surface , surface
outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual aftermath , consequence
speed of an aircraft relative to the air in which it is flying airspeed
leek or relative allium
study of the relative growth of a part of an organism in relation to the growth of the whole allometry
acute angle between the direction of the undisturbed relative wind and the chord of an airfoil angle of attack
point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars apex , apex of the sun's way , solar apex
astrology, relative configuration of stars and planets in aspect
process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others attending , attention
position of aircraft or spacecraft relative to a frame of reference (the horizon or direction of motion) attitude
position relative to surroundings bearings , orientation
relative proportion of salt in a solution brininess , salinity
moth relative butterfly
alligator relative of tropical America caiman , cayman
tall North American reed having relative wide leaves and large plumelike panicles; widely distributed in moist areas; used for mats, screens and arrow shafts carrizo , common reed , ditch reed , Phragmites communis
amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis charge per unit , rate
number that identifies a position relative to an axis co-ordinate , coordinate
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