: of or relating to a ratio in which the greater term exceeds the less by a unit
the ratios of 4 to 3 and of 8 to 7 are superparticular

Word History


Late Latin superparticularis, from Latin super- + particula small part + -aris -ar

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“Superparticular.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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