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multiplicand

[ muhl-tuh-pli-kand ]
/ ˌmʌl tə plɪˈkænd /
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noun Arithmetic.
a number to be multiplied by another.
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Origin of multiplicand

1585–95; <Latin multiplicandum, noun use of neuter of multiplicandus to be multiplied, gerundive of multiplicāre to multiply1
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British Dictionary definitions for multiplicand

multiplicand
/ (ˌmʌltɪplɪˈkænd) /

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

Word Origin for multiplicand

C16: from Latin multiplicandus, gerund of multiplicāre to multiply
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Scientific definitions for multiplicand

multiplicand
[ mŭl′tə-plĭ-kănd ]

A number that is multiplied by another number.
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