# Duple ratio

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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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• duple ratio — duple ratio, a ratio in which the antecedent is double the consequent, as 2 to 1, or 8 to 4 …   Useful english dictionary

• 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] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• duple — adj. of two parts. Phrases and idioms: duple ratio Math. a ratio of 2 to 1. duple time Mus. that with two beats to the bar. Etymology: L duplus f. duo two …   Useful english dictionary

• Subduple ratio — Subduple Sub du*ple, a. (Math.) Indicating one part of two; in the ratio of one to two. [1913 Webster] {Subduple ratio}, the ratio of 1 to 2: thus, 3:6 is a subduple ratio, as 6:3 is a duple ratio. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Subduple — Sub du*ple, a. (Math.) Indicating one part of two; in the ratio of one to two. [1913 Webster] {Subduple ratio}, the ratio of 1 to 2: thus, 3:6 is a subduple ratio, as 6:3 is a duple ratio. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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