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Definitions of PROPORTIONLESS
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Without symmetry of parts; continued proportion, a succession of several equal ratios; harmonical or musical proportion, a relation of three or four quantities, such, that the first is to the last, as the difference between the two first is to the difference between the two last; in proportion, according as; to the degree that; reciprocal or inverse proportion, a proportion in which the first term is to the second as the fourth is to be the third; continued proportionals, quantities of which the ratio of the first to the second, of the second to the third, of the third to the fourth, and so on, are all equal; mean proportional, the middle term of three in continual proportion; or the square root of the first and third of three terms in continual proportion, as 4 is the mean proportional between 2 and 8.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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- One who bears flame or light; name given to members a genus humming birds, from their being furnished with tuft flery crimson-colored feathers round neck like gorget. little flame-bearer inhabits inner side extinct volcano Chiriqui, in Veragua, about 9000 feet above the level of sea. It measures only 1/2 inches length. There are various other species, all tropical American.