one of the pronouns who, whom, which, what, their compounds with -ever or -soever, or that used as the subordinating word to introduce a subordinate clause, especially such a pronoun referring to an antecedent.
- Relative record data set
database (RRDS) One of the access methods used by IBM’s VSAM. [What is it?] (1999-01-12)
noun 1. a person who is connected with another or others by blood or marriage. 2. something having, or standing in, some relation or connection to something else. 3. something dependent upon external conditions for its specific nature, size, etc. (opposed to absolute). 4. Grammar. a relative pronoun, adjective, or adverb. adjective 5. considered in […]
- Relative scotoma
relative scotoma n. A scotoma in which the visual impairment is not complete.
- Relative specificity
relative specificity n. The specificity of a medical screening test as determined by comparison with an established test of the same type.