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geometric ratio

noun, Mathematics.
1.
the ratio of consecutive terms in a geometric progression.
Also called common ratio.
Origin of geometric ratio
1800-1810
First recorded in 1800-10
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  • Surplus is accumulating in a geometric ratio—surplus piling on surplus.

    The American Empire

    Scott Nearing

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