Recent Examples of quotient from the Web
Instead, what matters is the overall talent quotient.
Thousands of Peppers work in Japanese stores and homes, and now engineers are adjusting the robot’s EQ—emotional quotient—for American culture.
The mix of juicy burger mingling with slightly spicy pimento cheese raises the cheese quotient to a higher level.
Anna Wintour is pairing nominees with designers A regular at the Tonys, the Vogue editor will once again pair nominees with fabulous designers, increasing the glamour quotient exponentially.
The charm quotient proved quite high as the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra wrapped up its season Sunday afternoon at Kraushaar Auditorium.
The good news is that your likability quotient or charisma isn't something you're just born with.
In San Diego, Submarine Quest and next year’s Electric Eel coaster are part of SeaWorld’s strategy to elevate the fun quotient for both young families and thrill-seeking teens and adults.
Boosting the glamour quotient were the accessories: sparkling drop earrings, a choker, watch and rings, all by Chopard, of course.
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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 centurySee Words from the same year
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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