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

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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

noun

  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?

adjective

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

Explanation

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.

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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, ...

Google previewTHE ENCYCLOPAEDIC DICTIONARY (1896)

Aliquant is the opposite of aliquot.

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

by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

Aliquant is the opposite of aliquot.

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 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 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 previewChambers's English Dictionary, Pronouncing, Explanatory, and Etymological, with Vocabularies of Scottish Words and Phrases, Americanisms, &c (1893)

by William Chambers

ALIQUANT, ali-kwant, adj. An aliquant part of a number is one that will not divide it without a remainder, thus 5 is an aliquant part of 12. [L. alius, another, and quantus, how great.] ALIQUOT, ali-kwot, adj. An aliquot part of a number is one that ...

Google previewThe American business and accounting encyclopaedia (1908)

a standard reference work for business men and accountants, profusely illustrated with many special forms, tables, and diagrams never before published

A part of a number or quantity which, when dividing this number or quantity, leaves a remainder ; thus 7 is an aliquant part of 20. ALIQUOT. — A part of a number or quantity which divides that number or quantity without leaving a remainder; ...

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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

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