submultiple

[ suhb-muhl-tuh-puhl ]
/ sʌbˈmʌl tə pəl /

noun

a number that is contained by another number an integral number of times without a remainder: The number 3 is a submultiple of 12.

adjective

pertaining to or noting a quantity that is a submultiple.

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Origin of submultiple

First recorded in 1690–1700; sub- + multiple
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British Dictionary definitions for submultiple

submultiple
/ (sʌbˈmʌltɪpəl) /

noun

a number that can be divided into another number an integral number of times without a remainder

adjective

being a submultiple of a quantity or number
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