sesquiduplicatemedical dictionary

Twice and a half as great (as another thing); having the ratio of two and a half to one.

<mathematics> Sesquiduplicate ratio, 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.

Origin: Sesqui- + duplicate.

(01 Mar 1998)

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