Definition of Rationing

1. Noun. The act of rationing. "During the war the government imposed rationing of food and gasoline"




Definition of Rationing

1. Verb. (present participle of ration) ¹

2. Noun. A ration. ¹

3. Noun. Controlled distribution of scarce resources such as food or fuel; used typically in wartime. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rationing

1. ration [v] - See also: ration

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rationing

rationalize away
rationalized
rationalizer
rationalizers
rationalizes
rationalizing
rationall
rationally
rationalness
rationalnesses
rationals
rationed
rationer
rationers
rationes decidendi
rationing
rationings
rations
ratios
ratitae
ratitate
ratite
ratite bird
ratites
ratless
ratlike
ratlin
ratline
ratlines
ratling

Literary usage of Rationing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Public Distribution of Foodgrains in Kerala: Income Distribution by Poykayil Simon George (1979)
"Also, rationing in Kerala was maintained partially at a cost to the Central ... Therefore, it is natural to ask whether rationing would be socially and ..."

2. Lessons Learned from the California Drought (1987-1992): National Study of by Benedykt Dziegielewski, Hari P. Garbharran, John F. Langowski, Jr. (1997)
"When rationing plans are not accompanied by an increase in water rates on account of ... Pure price rationing was not used during the drought; however, ..."

3. International Law and the World War by James Wilford Garner (1920)
"The System of "Rationing" Neutrals. Another and somewhat more arbitrary expedient adopted by the Entente allies for cutting off the enemy's over-seas trade ..."

4. International Law and the World War by James Wilford Garner (1920)
"The System of "Rationing" Neutrals. Another and somewhat more arbitrary expedient adopted by the Entente allies for cutting off the enemy's over-seas trade ..."

5. International Law and the World War by James Wilford Garner (1920)
"The System of " Rationing" Neutrals. Another and somewhat more arbitrary expedient adopted by the Entente allies for cutting off the enemy's over-seas trade ..."

6. Nutrition and Development by Margaret R. Biswas, Per Pinstrup-Andersen (1985)
"The rationing system in Bangladesh can be divided into (i) statutory rationing, ... Statutory rationing, which exists in six urban areas, is based on the ..."

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