Sesquiduplicate
Sesquiduplicate Ses`qui*du"pli*cate, a. [Sesqui- + duplicate.] Twice and a half as great (as another thing); having the ratio of two and a half to one. [1913 Webster]

{Sesquiduplicate ratio} (Math.), the ratio of two and a half to one, or one in which the greater term contains the lesser twice and a half, as that of 50 to 20. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sesquiduplicate ratio — Sesquiduplicate Ses qui*du pli*cate, a. [Sesqui + duplicate.] Twice and a half as great (as another thing); having the ratio of two and a half to one. [1913 Webster] {Sesquiduplicate ratio} (Math.), the ratio of two and a half to one, or one in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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