multiple definition

  • adjective:
    • Having, relating to, or consisting of one or more individual, element, component, or any other component; manifold.
    • Having one or more factor, part, component, or function.
    • Containing more than once, or higher than one; composed of more than one; manifold; repeated many times; having a number of, or numerous, parts.
    • having or concerning or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
  • noun:
    • lots which may be divided by another quantity without any rest: 4, 6, and 12 tend to be multiples of 2.
    • A number that could be split by another number with no remainder.
    • Price-earnings ratio.
    • One of a couple of exactly the same thing; a duplicate.
    • A quantity containing another quantity an important range times without a remainder.
    • In arithmetic, a number made by multiplying another by a whole number: because, 12 is a multiple of 3, the latter being a submultiple or aliquot an element of the previous.
    • In telephony, a multiple jack. (See jack.)
    • Arranged with all positive terminals, on one-hand, and all sorts of bad terminals, on the other side, in direct metallic link: said of engines, generators, voltaic cells, and so on.
    • the product of a quantity by an integer
  • others:
    • Manifold; having numerous parts or relations.
    • comprising several complete individual.

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