Definition of Sesquiplicate

1. a. Subduplicate of the triplicate; -- a term applied to ratios; thus, a and a′ are in the sesquiplicate ratio of b and b′, when a is to a′ as the square root of the cube of b is to the square root of the cube of b′, or a:a′::√b3:√b′3.

Definition of Sesquiplicate

1. Adjective. Magnified by one and one-half; in a ratio of three to two. ¹

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Medical Definition of Sesquiplicate

1. Subduplicate of the triplicate; a term applied to ratios; thus, a and a' are in the sesquiplicate ratio of b and b', when a is to a' as the square root of the cube of b is to the square root of the cube of b', or a:a'::(b^3:(b'^3. "The periodic times of the planets are in the sesquiplicate ratio of their mean distances." (Sir I. Newton) Origin: Sesqui- + plicate. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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