Subduplicate
Subduplicate Sub*du"pli*cate, a. (Math.) Expressed by the square root; -- said of ratios. [1913 Webster]

{Subduplicate ratio}, the ratio of the square roots, or the square root of a ratio; thus, the subduplicate ratio of a to b is [root]a to [root]b, or [root]a/b. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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