n the comparative form of an adjective or adverb
`faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast' `less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous' `more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'
a relating to or based on or involving comparison
a estimated by comparison; not absolute or complete
This Week in Genome Research Using array comparative genomic hybridization data for 21,470 individuals, Baylor College of Medicine's James Lupski and colleagues considered the frequency with which deletions or other disruptive copy number variants appear in genes known for roles in recessive disease . As they report in Genome Research , the investigators unearthed more than 3,200 instances in which deletions affected one ...
June 12, 2013 - GenomeWeb News
Inside Nature’s Giants: Camel Above: Veterinary scientist Mark Evans and comparative anatomist Joy Reidenberg brave the baking desert of the Australian Outback to dissect a camel.
June 12, 2013 - KPBS San Diego
Stephen Harper in CTV.ca Notwithstanding all the troubles around us, Canada has real advantages, real assets, and we should not hesitate to remind investors, partners and leaders around the world of the comparative strengths of our country,Harper said.
Wang Guangya in Newsday China's UN Ambassador Wang Guangya said "history has shown the United Nations has its comparative advantage and abundant experience" to meet these new responsibilities "and it should have a lot to do."