Duple ratio
Duple Du"ple, a. [L. duplus. See {Double}.] Double. [1913 Webster]

{Duple ratio} (Math.), that in which the antecedent term is double the consequent, as of 2 to 1, 8 to 4, etc. [1913 Webster] ||


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