at this (or that) rate

at this (or that) rate
at this (or that) rate
if things continue in this or that way.

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  • at\ that\ rate — • at that rate • at this rate adv. phr. At a speed like this or that; with progress like this or that. John s father said that if John kept going at that rate he would never finish cutting the grass. So Johnny has a whole dollar! At this rate he… …   Словарь американских идиом

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  • rate — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a stated numerical proportion between two sets of things (the second usu. expressed as unity), esp. as a measure of amount or degree (moving at a rate of 50 miles per hour) or as the basis of calculating an amount or value (rate… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rate — rate1 noun 1》 a measure, quantity, or frequency: the island has a very low crime rate. 2》 the speed with which something moves or happens. 3》 a fixed price paid or charged for something. 4》 the amount of a charge or payment expressed as a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Rate of fire — is the frequency at which a specific weapon can fire or launch its projectiles. It is usually measured in rounds per minute (RPM or round/min), or per second (RPS or round/s). Contents 1 Overview 2 Measurement 2.1 Cyclic rate …   Wikipedia

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  • Rate equation — The rate law or rate equation for a chemical reaction is an equation that links the reaction rate with concentrations or pressures of reactants and constant parameters (normally rate coefficients and partial reaction orders).[1] To determine the… …   Wikipedia

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