sesquiplicate

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Surface form sesqui- (one and a half) +‎ plicate (fold); by analogy with duplicate.

Adjective[edit]

sesquiplicate (not comparable)

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

Related terms[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Quotations[edit]

1729: And all astronomers agree that their periodic orbits are in the sesquiplicate proportion of the semi-diameters of their orbits; and so it manifestly appears from the following table. — Andrew Motte, translating Isaac Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica