proportional parts

plural noun

Definition of proportional parts

: fractional parts of the difference between successive entries in a table for use in linear interpolation

First Known Use of proportional parts

1728, in the meaning defined above

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“Proportional parts.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/proportional%20parts. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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