: of or relating to a ratio in which the greater term exceeds the less by more than a unit
the ratios of 5 to 3 and of 10 to 7 are superpartient

Word History


Late Latin superpartient-, superpartiens, from Latin super + partient-, partiens, present participle of partire to divide

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“Superpartient.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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