percent

percent

(pur sent') n.

the expression of a number as hundredths of a base or reference value. For example, a 15 percent share is 15/100 of the total.

Symbol %.

PERCENT (SAS word)

Format.

Informat.

percent sign

n.

the character %, used in macro language syntax as the prefix of a macro reference, macro function call, or macro keyword, and used in business documents to indicate a percent.

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