Examples from the Web for multiplier
Second, the economic “multiplier” of state and local spending (not including transfer payments) is large – around 1.24.
That,” she says, “is the multiplier effect of investing in women.Women | Tools | Technology: The Multiplier Effect, An ExxonMobil-Sponsored Series|Daily Beast Promotions|March 4, 2011|DAILY BEAST
That takes time before the multiplier effect fully kicks in with private sector job creation.
Robert Barro of Harvard has studied wartime and defense spending, and found a multiplier of only 0.8.
Hence, a dollar of government spending would produce more than a dollar of new output because of the “multiplier effect.”
The next step is to arrange the multiplier and the multiplicand above the partial products.
In short, man is the multiplier and the mineral substance is the multiplicand in the product known as value.The Economic Aspect of Geology|C. K. Leith
The tallow is supposed to be eight one-hundredths of the live weight; so that the multiplier is the decimal .08.Cattle and Their Diseases|Robert Jennings
Therefore zeros in the multiplier would cause a corresponding change of position in the figures of the multiplicand.Montessori Elementary Materials|Maria Montessori
In a few words, most reports are false, and the timidity of men acts as a multiplier of lies and untruths.On War|Carl von Clausewitz
British Dictionary definitions for multiplier
- the ratio of the total change in income (resulting from successive rounds of spending) to an initial autonomous change in expenditure
- (as modifier)multiplier effects
Word Origin and History for multiplier
late 15c., agent noun from multiply.