aspect ratio definition

  • noun:
    • The width-to-height proportion of a film or television image.
    • The span-to-mean-chord proportion of an airfoil.
    • The proportion of an object's longest measurement to its next-longest dimension.
    • The proportion of circumference to height in an appartment surface or 2-dimensional abstract construction, such as for instance a picture, personality, or pixel. 4:3 (or 1.33:1) could be the standard proportion for NTSC movie. 1.85:1 and 2.35:1 are the typical aspect ratios for motion pictures.
    • the ratio of this width on level of a tv image
  • others:
    • The proportion of this long towards short part of an aĆ«roplane, aĆ«rocurve, or wing.

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