Friday, 19 August 2011


A rating is the evaluation or assessment of something, in terms of quality (as with a critic rating a novel), quantity (as with an athlete being rated by his or her statistics), or some combination of both.

Rating may also refer to:

Credit rating, estimating the credit worthiness of an individual, corporation or country
Fire-resistance rating, the duration for a passive fire protection to withstand a standard fire resistance test
Naval rating, an enlisted member of a country's Navy not conferred by commission or warrant
Performance Rating, in computing, used by AMD
Ranally city rating, a tool used to classify U.S. cities based on economic function
Content rating like the following:
Rating site, website that allows rating
Reputation system, a score for a set of objects within the community based on a collection of opinions
Telecommunications rating, the calculated cost of a phone call
United States presidential approval rating, a polling term which reflects the approval of the President of the United States