Sesquitertian
Sesquitertian Ses`qui*ter"tian, Sesquitertianal Ses`qui*ter"tian*al, a. [Sesqui- + L. tertianus belonging to the third. Cf. {Tertian}.] (Math.) Having the ratio of one and one third to one (as 4 : 3). [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sesquitertian —   a. having ratio 4:3 …   Dictionary of difficult words

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  • Sesquitertianal — Sesquitertian Ses qui*ter tian, Sesquitertianal Ses qui*ter tian*al, a. [Sesqui + L. tertianus belonging to the third. Cf. {Tertian}.] (Math.) Having the ratio of one and one third to one (as 4 : 3). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sesquitertial — Ses qui*ter tial, a. Sesquitertian. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • superparticular — adjective Pertaining to a ratio of any whole number to the next below it (i.e. , etc.). When a number contains the whole of another in itself, and some part of it besides, it is called superparticular. And if the part of the less it contains is… …   Wiktionary

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