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mean proportional

noun

Definition of MEAN PROPORTIONAL

:  geometric mean; especially :  the square root (as x) of the product of two numbers (as a and b) when expressed as the means of a proportion (as a/x = x/b)

First Known Use of MEAN PROPORTIONAL

1571

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