position on a scale in relation to others in a sport
ranking(a), superior, higher-ranking(adj)
having a higher rank
Oneu2019s relative placement in a list.
having a specified rank
As the ranking officer, Sergeant Taylor took charge of the investigation.
A ranking is a relationship between a set of items such that, for any two items, the first is either 'ranked higher than', 'ranked lower than' or 'ranked equal to' the second. In mathematics, this is known as a weak order or total preorder of objects. It is not necessarily a total order of objects because two different objects can have the same ranking. The rankings themselves are totally ordered. For example, materials are totally preordered by hardness, while degrees of hardness are totally ordered. By reducing detailed measures to a sequence of ordinal numbers, rankings make it possible to evaluate complex information according to certain criteria. Thus, for example, an Internet search engine may rank the pages it finds according to an estimation of their relevance, making it possible for the user quickly to select the pages they are likely to want to see. Analysis of data obtained by ranking commonly requires non-parametric statistics.
The numerical value of ranking in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of ranking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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A Tier 1 ranking doesn't mean we have no human trafficking problem, next year, we also need to demonstrate measurable progress to retain this ranking.
Overall, Europe appears to be the international epicenter for good drinking as it led the regions' ranking with 21 of its bars included within the 50 best list.
Currently it is hard enough to collect debt from low-ranking state executives let alone for the higher ranked ones. How do you pressure them? You can't. You have to write it off.
Let's face it: it's partisan sniping because this is an embarrassing episode for the Republican Party in which a high ranking member of the governor's staff, for clearly political reasons, closed lanes leading to George Washington Bridge, creating not only a public safety nightmare but just traffic gridlock for an entire community for four days.
A SUPERIOR person reflects through his behaviour to be ranking himself inferior on being asked to rate the performance of candidates better than him. But in the same situation, the MEDIOCRE individuals remain unclear as what they are doing, whereas the INFERIOR people radiate an attitude of being happier as always and project foolishly themselves superior over all others.
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