1. constant of proportionality the constant value of the ratio of two proportional quantities x and y; usually written y = kx, where k is the factor of proportionality
  2. factor of proportionality the constant value of the ratio of two proportional quantities x and y; usually written y = kx, where k is the factor of proportionality
  3. constant of gravitation (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation
  4. law of constant proportion (chemistry) law stating that every pure substance always contains the same elements combined in the same proportions by weight
  5. proportionality harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)
  6. consternation sudden shock or dismay that causes confusion
  7. counterpreparation fire intensive prearranged fire delivered when the immanence of enemy attack is discovered
  8. disproportionate out of proper balance
  9. disproportionately to a disproportionate degree
  10. anal retentive personality (psychoanalysis) a personality characterized by meticulous neatness and suspicion and reserve; said to be formed in early childhood by fixation during the anal stage of development (usually as a consequence of toilet training)
  11. constitutional existing as an essential characteristic
  12. consecutive operation the sequential execution of operations one after another
  13. cult of personality intense devotion to a particular person
  14. constitutionally according to the constitution
  15. constitutionalist an advocate of constitutional government
  16. disproportional out of proportion
  17. case-fatality proportion the number of cases of a disease ending in death divided by the number of cases of the disease; usually expressed as a percentage or as the number of deaths per 1000 cases
  18. constitutionalize incorporate into a constitution, make constitutional
  19. constitution the act of forming or establishing something
  20. constitutionalise incorporate into a constitution, make constitutional