Aliquant
Aliquant Al"i*quant, a. [L. aliquantus some, moderate; alius other + quantus how great: cf. F. aliquante.] (Math.) An aliquant part of a number or quantity is one which does not divide it without leaving a remainder; thus, 5 is an aliquant part of 16. Opposed to {aliquot}. [1913 Webster]

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  • aliquant — [al′i kwənt, al′ikwänt΄] adj. [Fr aliquante < L aliquantus, some, moderate < alius, other + quantus, how large, how much] Math. designating a part of a number that does not divide the number evenly but leaves a remainder [8 is an aliquant… …   English World dictionary

  • aliquant — noun an integer that is not an exact divisor of some quantity 5 is an aliquant part of 12 • Syn: ↑aliquant part • Ant: ↑aliquot • Hypernyms: ↑divisor …   Useful english dictionary

  • aliquant — /al i kweuhnt/, adj. Math. Now Rare. contained in a number or quantity, but not dividing it evenly: An aliquant part of 16 is 5. [1685 95; < L aliquantus more or less great, equiv. to ali differently + quantus great] * * * …   Universalium

  • aliquant — 1. noun a) An integer that does not divide another into integral parts. b) A sample that has been divided into a set of equal parts, to leave a remainder 2. adjective Not dividing another specified integer into integral parts …   Wiktionary

  • aliquant — /ˈæləkwənt/ (say aluhkwuhnt), / kwɒnt/ (say kwont) adjective Mathematics Obsolete contained in a number or quantity, but not dividing it evenly: 5 is an aliquant part of 16. {Latin aliquantus some} …   Australian English dictionary

  • aliquant — adj. [L. alius, other; quantus, how great] In mathematics, dividing a smaller number into a larger number with a remainder; in biology, taking equal quantities of a solution with unequal numbers of organisms in suspension; see aliquot …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • aliquant — ali|quạnt 〈Adj.; Math.〉 nicht ohne Rest teilend ● aliquanter Teil einer Zahl Teil einer Zahl, durch den sie nur mit Rest teilbar ist [<lat. aliquantum „irgendwieviel“] * * * ali|quạnt <Adj.> [lat. aliquantus = ziemlich (groß)] (Math.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • aliquant — a|li|quạnt 〈Adj.〉 nicht ohne Rest teilend; aliquanter Teil einer Zahl Teil einer Zahl, durch den sie nur mit Rest teilbar ist [Etym.: <lat. aliquantum »irgendwieviel«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • aliquant — ali|quant <aus lat. aliquantus »ziemlich groß, ziemlich viel«> mit Rest teilend (der aliquante Teil einer Zahl ist jede dem Betrag nach kleinere Zahl, die nicht als Teiler auftreten kann, z. B. 4 zur Zahl 6; Math.); Ggs. ↑aliquot …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • aliquant — al·i·quant || ælɪkwÉ™nt adj. not dividing exactly into another number (Mathematics) …   English contemporary dictionary

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