# submultiple

[suhb-muhl-tuh-puh l]

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

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

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## Origin of submultiple^{}

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## Examples from the Web for submultiple

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

Experimental Determination of the Velocity of LightAlbert A. Michelson

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

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

## submultiple

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

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- being a submultiple of a quantity or number

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