aspect ratio

aspect ratio


: a number that compares the width and height of a movie or television picture

Full Definition of ASPECT RATIO

:  a ratio of one dimension to another: as
a :  the ratio of span to mean chord of an airfoil
b :  the ratio of the width of a television or motion-picture image to its height

First Known Use of ASPECT RATIO



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