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The charm quotient proved quite high as the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra wrapped up its season Sunday afternoon at Kraushaar Auditorium.
Boosting the glamour quotient were the accessories: sparkling drop earrings, a choker, watch and rings, all by Chopard, of course.
The Nerd Bird's passengers are often 80 percent tech people, and the flight is legendary for its sartorial level (low), technical quotient (high), and onboard corporate espionage.
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Origin and Etymology of quotient
Middle English quocient, modification of Latin quotiens how many times, from quot how many
First Known Use: 15th century
QUOTIENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of quotient for English Language Learners
mathematics : the number that results when one number is divided by another
: the degree to which a specific quality or characteristic exists
QUOTIENT Defined for Kids
Definition of quotient for Students
: the number obtained by dividing one number by another Dividing 10 by 5 gives a quotient of 2.
Medical Definition of quotient
: the numerical ratio usually multiplied by 100 between a test score and a measurement on which that score might be expected largely to depend
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