Definition of Multiple

1. Noun. The product of a quantity by an integer. "36 is a multiple of 9"




2. Adjective. Having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual. "A pineapple is a multiple fruit"

Definition of Multiple

1. a. Containing more than once, or more than one; consisting of more than one; manifold; repeated many times; having several, or many, parts.

2. n. A quantity containing another quantity a number of times without a remainder.

Definition of Multiple

1. Adjective. Having more than one element, part, component, or function. ¹

2. Noun. (mathematics) A number that may be divided by another number with no remainder. ¹

3. Noun. (finance) Price-earnings ratio. ¹

4. Noun. One of a set of the same thing; a duplicate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Multiple

1. the product of a quantity by an integer [n -S]

Medical Definition of Multiple

1. Manifold, occurring in or affecting various parts of the body at once. Origin: L. Multiplex This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Multiple

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multipipe
multipipeline
multipiston
multipixel
multiplanar
multiplanarity
multiplane
multiplanes
multiplanet
multiplant
multiplatform
multiplatinum
multiplay
multiplayer
multiple (current term)
multiple-choice
multiple-exposure
multiple alcohol
multiple allelism
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multiple birth
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multiple carboxylase deficiency
multiple chemical sensitivity
multiple cloning site
multiple correlation
multiple correlation coefficient
multiple drug resistant tuberculosis

Literary usage of Multiple

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Women at Thirtysomething: Paradoxes of Attainment (1991)
"(multiple violations) Train crew has improper or inadequate hazardous materials ... (multiple violations) Failure to placard in compliance with hazardous ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1920)
"The advantages in simplicity and flexibility of multiple connected lamps are ... The more general adoption of multiple street lighting is stated to be ..."

3. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"(See Connection, Series multiple) Usage in regard to this terra is divided. By some the term multiple-series is applied to a series connection of parallel ..."

4. A Treatise on the Higher Plane Curves: Intended as a Sequel to A Treatise on by George Salmon (1879)
"If a curve have a multiple point of the, order k, that point will be a ... For if the origin be at the multiple point, the lowest terms in x and y will be ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"Since that time many different types of multiple bone-marrow tumors have been described under this name of "multiple ..."

6. Electrical Engineering: The Theory and Characteristics of Electrical by Clarence Victor Christie (1917)
"multiple-drum Windings.—In the multiple winding the two terminals of a coil are ... 144 represents a multiple winding for a six-pole machine with 72 ..."

7. The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements by Euclid, Johan Ludvig Heiberg (1908)
"But, by hypothesis, AE is the same multiple of CF that AB is of CD ... That is, the remainder EB will be the same multiple of 30 the remainder FD that the ..."

8. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1902)
"He could not agree that there was a greater percentage of multiple sclerosis ... Of the combined private and dispensary cases, 47 had multiple sclerosis, ..."

9. Women at Thirtysomething: Paradoxes of Attainment (1991)
"(multiple violations) Train crew has improper or inadequate hazardous materials ... (multiple violations) Failure to placard in compliance with hazardous ..."

10. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1920)
"The advantages in simplicity and flexibility of multiple connected lamps are ... The more general adoption of multiple street lighting is stated to be ..."

11. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"(See Connection, Series multiple) Usage in regard to this terra is divided. By some the term multiple-series is applied to a series connection of parallel ..."

12. A Treatise on the Higher Plane Curves: Intended as a Sequel to A Treatise on by George Salmon (1879)
"If a curve have a multiple point of the, order k, that point will be a ... For if the origin be at the multiple point, the lowest terms in x and y will be ..."

13. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"Since that time many different types of multiple bone-marrow tumors have been described under this name of "multiple ..."

14. Electrical Engineering: The Theory and Characteristics of Electrical by Clarence Victor Christie (1917)
"multiple-drum Windings.—In the multiple winding the two terminals of a coil are ... 144 represents a multiple winding for a six-pole machine with 72 ..."

15. The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements by Euclid, Johan Ludvig Heiberg (1908)
"But, by hypothesis, AE is the same multiple of CF that AB is of CD ... That is, the remainder EB will be the same multiple of 30 the remainder FD that the ..."

16. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1902)
"He could not agree that there was a greater percentage of multiple sclerosis ... Of the combined private and dispensary cases, 47 had multiple sclerosis, ..."

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