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A rating is an evaluation or assessment of something, in terms of quality, quantity, or some combination of both.

Rating or rating system may also refer to:

Business and economics[edit]


Polling and opinion[edit]

Technology and engineering[edit]

  • Rating (electrical), the voltage at which the appliance is designed to work
  • Fire-resistance rating, the duration for a passive fire protection to withstand a standard fire resistance test
  • Cetane rating, an indicator of the combustion speed of diesel fuel and compression needed for ignition
  • Octane rating, a standard measure of the performance of an engine or aviation fuel
  • Performance Rating, formerly a method of comparing x86 computer processors
  • Power rating, in electrical or mechanical engineering, the highest power input allowed to flow through particular equipment

Other uses[edit]

  • Rating (chess), estimate of the strength of a player, based on performance versus other players
  • Rating (clinical trials), the process by which a human evaluator subjectively judges the response of a patient to a medical treatment
  • Rating (wine), score assigned by one or more wine critics to a wine
  • Rating site, a website designed for users to vote on or rate people or content
  • Naval rating, an enlisted member of a navy or coast guard defined by rank and job description.
  • Health care ratings, evaluations of health care
  • Rating system of the Royal Navy - an historic method to classify ship by how heavily armed they are. Applied to other navies vessels as a comparisor.

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