lowest common multiple
noun Date: 1873 least common multiple

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  • lowest common multiple — ► NOUN Mathematics ▪ the lowest quantity that is a multiple of two or more given quantities …   English terms dictionary

  • lowest common multiple — n. LEAST COMMON MULTIPLE …   English World dictionary

  • lowest common multiple — noun the smallest multiple that is exactly divisible by every member of a set of numbers the least common multiple of 12 and 18 is 36 • Syn: ↑least common multiple, ↑lcm • Hypernyms: ↑multiple * * * ˌlowest ˌcommon ˈmultiple 7 [lowest common… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lowest common multiple — UK [ˌləʊɪst ˌkɒmən ˈmʌltɪp(ə)l] / US [ˌloʊəst ˌkɑmən ˈmʌltɪp(ə)l] noun [countable] Word forms lowest common multiple : singular lowest common multiple plural lowest common multiples maths British the lowest number that can be divided by all the… …   English dictionary

  • lowest common multiple — noun (C) technical the smallest number that two or more numbers divide into exactly: 12 is the lowest common multiple of 4 and 6 …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lowest common multiple — Math. the smallest number that is a common multiple of a given set of numbers. Also called least common multiple. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • lowest common multiple — low|est com|mon mul|ti|ple [ ,louəst ,kamən mʌltıpl ] noun count BRITISH THE LEAST COMMON MULTIPLE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lowest common multiple — low′est com′mon mul′tiple n. math. the smallest number that is a common multiple of a given set of numbers …   From formal English to slang

  • lowest common multiple — noun See common multiple …   Australian English dictionary

  • lowest common multiple — noun Mathematics the lowest quantity that is a multiple of two or more given quantities …   English new terms dictionary

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