geometric ratio


noun Mathematics.

the ratio of consecutive terms in a geometric progression.

Nearby words

  1. geometric isomer,
  2. geometric isomerism,
  3. geometric mean,
  4. geometric pace,
  5. geometric progression,
  6. geometric series,
  7. geometrical,
  8. geometrical optics,
  9. geometrical pace,
  10. geometrician

Origin of geometric ratio

First recorded in 1800–10

Also called common ratio.

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019