# User Contributed Dictionary

### Noun

proportions- Plural of proportion
- 1953, (translation), Modulor
- It is a scale of proportions which makes the bad difficult and the good easy.

- 1946, Albert Einstein, letter sent to Le Corbusier, on the
golden ratio
- Er ist eine Skala der Proportionen, die das Schlechte schwierig und das Gute leicht macht.

- 1953, (translation), Modulor
- A person's figure.

### Verb

proportions- third-person singular of proportion

# Extensive Definition

Proportionality may refer to:

- Proportionality (mathematics), the special mathematical relationships of direct and inverse proportion between two variables
- Proportionality (physics)
- Proportionality (law), a legal principle under municipal law in which the punishment of a certain crime should be in proportion to the severity of the crime itself, and under international law an important consideration when assessing the military necessity of an attack on a military objective
- Proportionality (political maxim), a maxim which states that any layer of government should not take any action that exceeds that which is necessary to achieve the objective of government

Proportion redirects here. Proportion may refer
to:

- Proportion (architecture) describes the relationships between elements of a design
- Body proportions, in art, are the study of relation of human body parts to each other and the whole
- Proportions, or geometric aspect ratio

Proportional redirects here. Proportional may
refer to:

- Proportional (fair division) means that each of n players thinks that they received 1/n of the cake.
- A proportional control system is a type of linear feedback control system
- Proportional representation in electoral systems
- Proportional fonts

proportions in German: Proportion

proportions in Esperanto: Proporcio

proportions in French: Proportion

proportions in Italian: Proporzionalità

proportions in Norwegian: Proporsjon

proportions in Portuguese:
Proporcionalidade

proportions in Swedish:
Proportionalitet