superpartient

adjective
su·​per·​par·​ti·​ent | \ ¦süpə(r)¦pärtēənt \

Definition of superpartient

: 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

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History and Etymology for superpartient

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

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“Superpartient.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superpartient. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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