rational : Idioms & Phrases

Rational horizon

  • . (Astron.) See Horizon, 2 (b).
Webster 1913

rational motive

  • noun a motive that can be defended by reasoning or logical argument

rational number

  • noun an integer or a fraction

Rational quantity

  • (Alg. ), one that can be expressed without the use of a radical sign, or in extract parts of unity; opposed to irrational or radical quantity.
Webster 1913

Rational symptom

  • (Med.), one elicited by the statements of the patient himself and not as the result of a physical examination.
Webster 1913