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## Definition of the noun aliquot part

What does aliquot part mean as a name of something?

**noun**

- 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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## Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for aliquot part

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### The 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 ...

### The 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 ...

### Encyclopaedia 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 ...

### A 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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