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aliquot part

Definition of the noun aliquot part

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  1. an integer that is an exact divisor of some quantity
    • example: 4 is an aliquot part of 12
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • synonym of aliquot part: aliquot
    • more generic word: divisor = the number by which a dividend is divided

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Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. A - B. 1 by William Nicholson

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 of4, 3 of 9, and ...

Google previewThe American Business and Accounting Encyclopaedia (1904)

A Standard Reference Work for Business Men and Accountants Profusely Illustrated ...

A part of a number or quantity which divides that number or quantity without leaving a remainder ; thus 7 is an aliquot part of 21. Aliquot parts of numbers are largely used to shorten and simplify the operation of multiplication, especially in ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; 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... Vol. 1. [-18] (1797)

Ill, Is the rate be an aliquot part of a pound, a shilling, or a penny, then an exact number os articles may be bought for a pound,>a shilling, or a penny; und the value is sound by dividing the given number accordingly. Thus, to find the price os ...

Google previewA mathematical and philosophical dictionary: containing an explanation of the terms, and an account of the several subjects, comprized under the heads mathematics, astronomy, and philosophy both natural and experimental (1795)

by Charles Hutton

ALIQUOT part, .it such a part of any whole, as will exactly measure It without any remainder. Or the" aliquot part is such, as being taken or repeated a certain number of times, exactly makes up, or is equal to the whole. So 1 is an aliquot part of ...

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