Found 3 items, similar to Multiple.
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n : the product of a quantity by an integer; “36 is a multiple
adj : having or involving or consisting of more than one part or
entity or individual; “multiple birth”
; “made multiple copies of the speech”
multiple achievements in public life”
; “her multiple
; “a pineapple is a multiple fruit”
English → English
, a. [Cf. F. multiple, and E. quadruple,
Containing more than once, or more than one; consisting of
more than one; manifold; repeated many times; having several,
or many, parts.
Law of multiple proportion
(Chem.), the generalization that
when the same elements unite in more than one proportion,
forming two or more different compounds, the higher
proportions of the elements in such compounds are simple
multiples of the lowest proportion, or the proportions are
connected by some simple common factor; thus, iron and
oxygen unite in the proportions FeO
in which compounds, considering the oxygen, 3 and 4 are
simple multiplies of 1. Called also the Law of Dalton
, from its discoverer.
, a branch of advanced mathematics that
treats of operations upon units compounded of two or more
(Biol.), a coalescence of many cells
(as where an indefinite number of am[oe]boid cells flow
together into a single mass) from which conjugation proper
and even fertilization may have been evolved.
. (Bot.) See Collective fruit
(Astron.), several stars in close proximity,
which appear to form a single system.
, n. (Math.)
A quantity containing another quantity an integral number of
times without a remainder.
of two or more numbers contains each of
them a number of times exactly; thus, 24 is a common
multiple of 3 and 4. The
least common multiple
is the smallest number that will do
this; thus, 12 is the least common multiple of 3 and 4