A ratio that measures an important characteristic . This ratio is often plotted or tracked in some way to determine priorities among items or events.

(Wideman Comparative Glossary of Common Project Management Terms v2.1)

Other Definitions

Critical Ratio – Defined as the time remaining until an order is due divided by the processing time remaining on an order.

(Implementing Theory Of Constraints In A Job Shop Environment by John T. Tagawa)

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