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# multiplicand

[muhl-tuh-pli-kand]
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noun Arithmetic.
1. a number to be multiplied by another.

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1585–95; < Latin multiplicandum, noun use of neuter of multiplicandus to be multiplied, gerundive of multiplicāre to multiply1
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## Examples from the Web for multiplicand

### Historical Examples

• #### To multiply by 10, all you have to do is to put a cipher after the multiplicand.

The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. II (2 vols)

Thomas De Quincey

• #### The next step is to arrange the multiplier and the multiplicand above the partial products.

British Dictionary definitions for multiplicand

# multiplicand

noun
1. a number to be multiplied by another number, the multiplierSee also multiplier

## Word Origin

C16: from Latin multiplicandus, gerund of multiplicāre to multiply
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## Word Origin and History formultiplicand

### n.

"number to be multiplied by another number," 1590s, from Latin multiplicandus "to be multiplied," gerundive of multiplicare (see multiply).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

multiplicand in Science

# multiplicand

[mŭl′tə-plĭ-kănd]
1. A number that is multiplied by another number.