an ordered set of numbers such that the ratio between any two successive terms is the same, as 1:3:9:27:81.
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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Origin of continued proportion
First recorded in 1790–1800
Words nearby continued proportion
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