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[al-i-kwuh nt] /ˈæl ɪ kwənt/
adjective, Mathematics Now Rare.
contained in a number or quantity, but not dividing it evenly:
An aliquant part of 16 is 5.
Origin of aliquant
1685-95; < Latin aliquantus more or less great, equivalent to ali- differently + quantus great Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for aliquant


(maths) of, signifying, or relating to a quantity or number that is not an exact divisor of a given quantity or number: 5 is an aliquant part of 12 Compare aliquot (sense 2)
Word Origin
C17: from New Latin, from Latin aliquantus somewhat, a certain quantity of
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aliquant in Medicine

aliquant al·i·quant (āl'ĭ-kwŏnt')
A portion that results from dividing the whole in such a manner that some is left after aliquots have been apportioned.

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