Su`per*par"tient (?), a. [L. superpartiens; super over + partiens, p.pr. of partire to divide.] Math.

Of or pertaining to a ratio when the excess of the greater term over the less is more than a unit, as that of 3 to 5, or 7 to 10.

[Obs.]

Hutton.

 

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