the load a machine or vehicle is rated to carry.
the power an engine, dynamo, etc., is rated at or designed to produce.
[reyt-mey-king] /ˈreɪtˌmeɪ kɪŋ/ noun 1. the process or practice of establishing rates of payment, especially for public transportation or utilities. adjective 2. of or relating to ratemaking.
[reyt-l, raht-l] /ˈreɪt l, ˈrɑt l/ noun 1. a badgerlike carnivore, Mellivora capensis, of Africa and India. /ˈreɪtəl/ noun 1. Also called honey badger. a musteline mammal, Mellivora capensis, inhabiting wooded regions of Africa and S Asia. It has a massive body, strong claws, and a thick coat that is paler on the back and […]
- Rate monotonic scheduling
algorithm A means of scheduling the time allocated to periodic hard-deadline real-time users of a resource. The users are assigned priorities such that a shorter fixed period between deadlines is associated with a higher priority. Rate monotonic scheduling provides a low-overhead, reasonably resource-efficient means of guaranteeing that all users will meet their deadlines provided that […]
- Rate-of-climb indicator
[reyt-uh v-klahym] /ˈreɪt əvˈklaɪm/ noun, Aeronautics. 1. a flight instrument that indicates the rate of climb or descent of an aircraft.