aspect ratio

noun

Definition of aspect ratio

: a ratio of one dimension to another: such 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

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First Known Use of aspect ratio

1907


ASPECT RATIO Defined for English Language Learners

aspect ratio

noun

Definition of aspect ratio for English Language Learners

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


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