Submultiple
Submultiple Sub*mul"ti*ple, n. (Math.) A number or quality which is contained in another an exact number of times, or is an aliquot part of it; thus, 7 is the submultiple of 56, being contained in it eight times. [1913 Webster]

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  • Submultiple — Sub*mul ti*ple, a. (Math.) Of or pertaining to a submultiple; being a submultiple; as, a submultiple number; submultiple ratio. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • submultiple — [sub mul′tə pəl] n. [ SUB + MULTIPLE] a number that will divide another with no remainder; exact divisor (of a specified number) [3 is a submultiple of 12] …   English World dictionary

  • submultiple — /sub mul teuh peuhl/, n. 1. a number that is contained by another number an integral number of times without a remainder: The number 3 is a submultiple of 12. adj. 2. pertaining to or noting a quantity that is a submultiple. [1690 1700; SUB +… …   Universalium

  • submultiple — noun Date: 1758 an exact divisor of a number < 8 is a submultiple of 72 > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • submultiple — sub•mul•ti•ple [[t]sʌbˈmʌl tə pəl[/t]] n. math. a number that is contained by another number an integral number of times without a remainder: The number 3 is a submultiple of 12[/ex] • Etymology: 1690–1700 …   From formal English to slang

  • submultiple — /sʌbˈmʌltəpəl/ (say sub multuhpuhl) noun 1. a number which is contained within another an exact number of times without a remainder. –adjective 2. relating to or denoting a number that is a submultiple …   Australian English dictionary

  • submultiple — noun An integer that is an exact divisor of another …   Wiktionary

  • submúltiple — sub|múl|ti|ple Mot Esdrúixol Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • submultiple — noun a number that can be divided exactly into a specified number. adjective being such a number …   English new terms dictionary

  • submultiple — sub·multiple …   English syllables

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