Definition of superparticular in English:

superparticular

adjective

Mathematics
historical
  • Of a ratio: having a first term (the antecedent) with a value equal to the second term (the consequent) plus one (e.g. 3:2, 4:3, etc.), i.e. in which the antecedent contains the consequent once with one aliquot part remaining (e.g. 1½, 1⅓, 1¼ times).

noun

Mathematics
historical
  • A superparticular ratio.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Record (c1512–1558), mathematician. From post-classical Latin superparticularis from classical Latin super- + particulāris.

Pronunciation

superparticular

/ˌsjuːpəpəˈtɪkjʊlə//ˌsuːpəpəˈtɪkjʊlə/