a.1.(Math.) Of or pertaining to a ratio when the excess of the greater term over the less is more than a unit, as that of 3 to 5, or 7 to 10.
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No ratio is stated, but by allowing 1 for the strong fits and 1/2 for the mild, we obtain on the same principle 2 1/2:1 1/2 = 5:3, superpartient but still rational.