an expression of the ratio between the length of the luff and the foot of a sail
In a barcode symbol, the ratio of bar height to symbol length.
The aspect ratio of an image describes the proportional relationship between its width and its height. It is commonly expressed as two numbers separated by a colon, as in 16:9. For an x:y aspect ratio, no matter how big or small the image is, if the width is divided into x units of equal length and the height is measured using this ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aspect_ratio_(image)
The ratio of a canopys width (side to side) to breadth (front to back). Seven cell canopies typically have an aspect ratio of about 2.2 to one, while nine cell canopies are usually between 2.8 and 3.0 to oneFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20082
The measure of the ratio of a foil's span to its chord. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20083
This is the ratio between the width and height of a television or cinema picture display. The present aspect ratio of the normal television screen is 4 : 3, which means four units wide by three units high. Such aspect ratio was elected in the early days of television, when the majority of movies were of the same format. The new, high definition tel...Found on http://www.zoo.co.uk/~z0001325/Glossary.html
Describes the shape of a screen: a box that is 16cm wide and 9cm high is therefore 16:9. Movies are shot in a particular ratio for particular types of screens. There are four main aspect ratios: 4:3 the shape of a conventional TV and used by older films 16:9 widescreen: a compromise between 4:3 and the wider formats used by film makers 1.85:1 lette...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20171
- the ratio of the width to the height of a tv pictureFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=aspect%20ratio
Ratio of the height to width of a page, display screen, image frame, etc.
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Refers to the width-to-height ratio that a film was originally shot in i.e. 2.35:1, 1.85:1, 1.78:1, etc. To put it very simply, watching a film with a 2.35:1 ratio will produce a greater amount of black bar than a 1.85:1 ratio print, but will contain more picture widthways.
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the relationship of the width of a video or film frame to its height, the two most common being 1.333:1 (4 x 3) and 1.77:1 (16 x 9). UK cinema widescreen is 1.85:1
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The relationship between the height and width of an image, usually described as a ratio with the width first eg 4:3 or 16:9.
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The ratio of the width of an image to its height. Common aspect ratios for broadcast images include 4:3 and 16:9 (widescreen).
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Ratio of width of TV picture to its height regardless of the size of the TV screen. Most conventional TV channels employ a 4:3 aspect ratio, but all HDTV, some DTV and some SDTV services employ a larger (typically 16:9) aspect ratio.
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The ratio of width to height for an image or screen. More and more especially digital TVs use the wider 16:9 ratio (1.78:1) to better display widescreen material like DVDs and HDTV broadcasts.
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Concerns sails - the ratio of height to the length. A narrow but tall sail has a high aspect ratio, and a wide but shorter sail has a low aspect ratio.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20645
The proportion of an images' height to the width.Found on http://www.amigahistory.co.uk/a.html
AerodynamicsThe relationship of the wing span to the wing chord, expressed numerically by the number of times the span can be divided by the chord.Graphics deviceThe ratio of the screen dimensions, normally defined as vertical screen dimension divided by horizontal screen dimension.Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/a/s/aspect%20ratio/source.html
The ration of the span to the mean chord of an aerofoil; the ration of the square of the span to the total area of an aerofoil. Determined by the formula: 'span multiplied by span divided by total wing area' for all aerofoils - tapered, elliptical, circular, rectangular or square. Aspect Ration is also important to the structural engineer in buildi...Found on http://www.aeroplanemonthly.com/glossary/
A term used to define the shape of the screen, presented in the form width:height. Virtually all pre-1950s films and all standard (non-widescreen) televisions have an aspect ratio of 4:3 (also described as 1.33:1 or Academy ratio), British and many European widescreen films have an aspect ratio of 1.66:1, US and some European widescreen films have ...Found on http://www.screenonline.org.uk/education/glossary.html
The ratio of height to width of a bar code symbol. A code twice as high as wide would have an aspect ratio of 2; a code twice as wide as high would have an aspect ratio of 1/2 or 0.5.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20829
the proportion of an image size given in terms of the horizontal length vs. the vertical height. A 5x7 image has a ratio of 7:5.
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The ratio of the length or depth of a hole to its preplated diameter. Often used for the ratio of the thickness of the board to the diameter of its smallest via hole. Holes with high aspect ratios are difficult both to drill and plate and may be susceptible to cracking. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20870
Ratio of length to diameter of a fiber.
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The ratio of the span of a bridge to its width (its transverse axis).
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