aspect ratio

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Examples (flat surface)
  • 4:3 (or 1.33:1) is the standard ratio for NTSC video
  • 1.85:1 and 2.35:1 are the most common aspect ratios for motion pictures

aspect ratio (plural aspect ratios)

  1. The ratio of an object's longest dimension to its next-longest dimension.
  2. The ratio of width to height in a flat surface or 2-dimensional abstract construction, such as an image, character, or pixel.


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