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1Denoting one and a half.‘sesquicentenary’
- 1.1Chemistry (of a compound) in which a particular element or group is present in a ratio of 3:2 compared with another.‘sesquioxide’
- 1.1Chemistry (of a compound) in which a particular element or group is present in a ratio of 3:2 compared with another.
From Latin semi- (see semi-) + -que and.
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