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submultiple

[ suhb-muhl-tuh-puhl ]

noun

  1. 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

  1. pertaining to or noting a quantity that is a submultiple.

submultiple

/ sʌbˈmʌltɪpəl /

noun

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


adjective

  1. being a submultiple of a quantity or number

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Word History and Origins

Origin of submultiple1

First recorded in 1690–1700; sub- + multiple

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Example Sentences

Submultiple, sub-mul′ti-pl, n. a number or quantity which is contained in another an exact number of times, an aliquot part.

Ah, you can't deny the charge, you miserable submultiple of a duplicate ratio.

If H and J are connected together the wave length must be a submultiple of the length of this circuit.

This is also the case when the number of turns is a submultiple.

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