For all your dictionary needs!
Spelling. Are you looking for aliquot, clinquant, or Piquant?
Header of aliquant


The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Comparison of usage frequency between the noun aliquant and its most common antonym:


Definition of the noun aliquant

What does aliquant mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. an integer that is not an exact divisor of some quantity
    • example: 5 is an aliquant part of 12
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • synonym of aliquant: aliquant part
    • antonym of aliquant: aliquot
    • more generic word: divisor = the number by which a dividend is divided

Alternative definition of the noun aliquant


  1. [mathematics] An integer that does not divide another into integral parts.
  2. [chemistry] A sample that has been divided into a set of equal parts, to leave a remainder

Definition of the adjective aliquant

What does aliquant mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. [mathematics] Not dividing another specified integer into integral parts.


Aliquant: An aliquant part is an integer that is not an exact divisor of a given quantity. For instance, 7 is an aliquant of 16. All numbers greater than half of a given quantity are aliquants of the given quantity.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aliquant

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewFarnell's Rapid Arithmetic, and flying calculator (1858)

by William Keeling FARNELL

An aliquant is a number not contained in another without a remainder, as 5 of 7, ...


Aliquant is the opi>osite at aliquot. *l í-quot» a. fin Ger. aliquot; Fr. aliquote; Sp. & Port, aliquota; Ital. atiquoto. From Lat aliquot = somewhat, some, a few.] Pertaining to a number which will measure another given one exactly, that is, without ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language: A-Cre (1899)

by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

Aliquant is the opposite of aliquot.

Google previewUrania: or, a compleat view of the Heavens; containing the Ancient and modern Astronomy in form of a Dictionary, etc (1754)

by John Hill

The former kind are called the aliquant part: os a quantity, and the others, or those which cannot, by any repetition, be made to produce the whole quantity, are called its aliquant parts. This will be better explained in regard to numbers than to ...

Google previewA Mathematical Dictionary (1702)

Or; A Compendious Explication of All Mathematical Terms, Abridged from Monsieur Ozanam, and Others. With a Translation of His Preface; and an Addition of Several Easie and Useful Abstracts; [etc., Etc.] by Joseph Raphson, Jacques Ozanam

Multiple-superpar- t'tent, is when the Antecedent contains theConfequent several times, and moreover an aliquant part of the said Consequent : And if the Antecedent contains theConfequent twice, and moreover • of the fame Consequent, the ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Aliquant, al′ikwant, adj. an aliquant part of a number is one that willnotdivide ...

Google previewThe Universal Dictionary of Trade and Commerce, with Large Additions and Improvements, Adapting the Same to the Present State of British Affairs in America Since the Last Treaty of Peace Made in the Year 1763; with Great Variety of New Remarks and Illustrations Incorporated Throughout the Whole: Together with Every Thing Essential that is Contained in Savary's Dictionary: Also, All the Material Laws of Trade and Navigation Relating to These Kingdoms and the Customs and Usages to which All Traders are Subject (1774)

by Malachy Postlethwayt

ALIQUANT PART, a term of geometry and arithmetic.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1797)

Constructed on a Plan, by which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises Or Systems, Comprehending the History, Theory, and Practice, of Each, According to the Latest Discoveries and Improvements; and Full Explanations Given of the Various Detached Parts of Knowledge, Whether Relating to Natural and Artificial Objects, Or to Matters Ecclesiastical, Civil, Military, Commercial ..., Together with a Description of All the Countries, Cities, Principal Mountains ... Throughout the World; a General History ... and an Account of the Lives of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Times

Aliquant Parr, is a quantity which, being repeated any number of times, becomes ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)

Aliquant Part, in arithmetic ; a part of a given quantity which will not divide it exactly, or without remainder. Aliquot Part is such part of a number as will divide and measure it exactly, without any remainder. For instance, 2 is an aliquot part of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

aliquot; aliquant. Aliquant = being a part of a number or quantity but not dividing it without leaving a remainder <4 is an aliquant part of 17> (W3); aliquot = contained an exact number of times in something else <4 is an aliquot part of ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia (1829)

or Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge

ALIQUANT Part, in arithmetic, that part more than five germina : stylf, simple : stio. of a given quantity which will not divide it ex- blunt; the seeds, small and solitary. Of this actly, or without remainder. It is opposed to genus there are nine species ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Aliquant

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Video about Aliquant

Aliquant Meaning

Video shows what aliquant means. An integer that does not divide another into integral parts.. A sample that has been divided into a set of equal parts, to leave a ...

Scrabble value of A1L1I1Q10U1A1N1T1

The value of this 8-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ALIQUANT

What do you get if you rearrange the letters?

See also the blanagrams of Aliquant!

Share this page


Go to the thesaurus of Aliquant to find many related words and phrases!

Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary