[pruh-pawr-shuh-nl, -pohr-] /prəˈpɔr ʃə nl, -ˈpoʊr-/
having due proportion; corresponding.
being in or characterized by proportion.
of, relating to, or based on proportion; relative.
of, involving, or being in proportion
(maths) having or related by a constant ratio
(maths) an unknown term in a proportion: in a/b = c/x, x is the fourth proportional
late 14c. (implied in proportionally), from Late Latin proportionalis “pertaining to proportions,” from proportio (see proportion). Related: Proportionally.
[pruh-prahy-i-ter-ee] /prəˈpraɪ ɪˌtɛr i/ adjective 1. belonging to a . 2. being a ; holding property: the proprietary class. 3. pertaining to property or : proprietary wealth. 4. belonging or controlled as property. 5. manufactured and sold only by the owner of the patent, formula, brand name, or trademark associated with the product: proprietary medicine. […]
- Nonproprietary name
nonproprietary name non·pro·pri·e·tary name (nŏn’prə-prī’ĭ-těr’ē) n. A short name of a chemical, drug, or other substance not subject to trademark rights but recognized by government agencies and other organizations.
[non-pros] /ˌnɒnˈprɒs/ verb (used with object), non-prossed, non-prossing. Law. 1. to adjudge (a plaintiff) in default. 1. non prosequitur. /ˌnɒnˈprɒs/ noun 1. short for non prosequitur verb -prosses, -prossing, -prossed 2. (transitive) to enter a judgment of non prosequitur against (a plaintiff) abbreviation 1. non prosequitur Latin non prosequitur (he or she does not follow […]
[non proh-sek-wi-ter] /ˌnɒn proʊˈsɛk wɪ tər/ noun, Law. 1. a judgment entered against the plaintiff in a suit when the plaintiff does not appear in court to prosecute it. /ˈnɒn prəʊˈsɛkwɪtə/ noun 1. (law) (formerly) a judgment in favour of a defendant when the plaintiff failed to take the necessary steps in an action within […]