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Meaning of ALIQUOT

Pronunciation:  'alukwut

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an integer that is an exact divisor of some quantity; "4 is an aliquot part of 12"
  2. [adj]  signifying an exact divisor or factor of a quantity

ALIQUOT is a 7 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: aliquot part, fractional
 Antonyms: aliquant, aliquant part
 See Also: divisor



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Al"i*quot\, a. [L. aliquot some, several; alius other +
quot how many: cf. F. aliquote.] (Math.)
An aliquot part of a number or quantity is one which will
divide it without a remainder; thus, 5 is an aliquot part of
15. Opposed to {aliquant}.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: The division of a sample of a substance into equal parts, each of which representing a known quantitative relationship to each other and to the sample as a whole.
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