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mul·ti·ple

 (mŭl′tə-pəl)
adj.
Having, relating to, or consisting of more than one individual, element, part, or other component; manifold.
n.
A number that may be divided by another number with no remainder: 4, 6, and 12 are multiples of 2.

[French, from Old French, from Late Latin multiplum, a multiple : Latin multi-, multi- + Latin -plus, -fold; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]

multiple

(ˈmʌltɪpəl)
adj
1. having or involving more than one part, individual, etc: he had multiple injuries.
2. (Electronics) electronics US and Canadian (of a circuit) having a number of conductors in parallel
n
3. (Mathematics) the product of a given number or polynomial and any other one: 6 is a multiple of 2.
4. (Telecommunications) telephony an electrical circuit accessible at a number of points to any one of which a connection can be made
5. (Commerce) short for multiple store
[C17: via French from Late Latin multiplus, from Latin multiplex]
ˈmultiply adv

mul•ti•ple

(ˈmʌl tə pəl)

adj.
1. consisting of, having, or involving several or many individuals, parts, elements, relations, etc.; manifold.
2. Elect.
a. (of circuits) arranged in parallel.
b. (of a circuit or circuits) having a number of points at which connection can be made.
n.
3. a number that contains another number an integral number of times without a remainder: 12 is a multiple of 3.
[1570–80; < French < Late Latin multiplus manifold]

mul·ti·ple

(mŭl′tə-pəl)
A number that may be divided by another number with no remainder. For example, 4, 10, and 32 are multiples of 2.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.multiple - the product of a quantity by an integer; "36 is a multiple of 9"
mathematical product, product - a quantity obtained by multiplication; "the product of 2 and 3 is 6"
double - a quantity that is twice as great as another; "36 is the double of 18"
triple - a quantity that is three times as great as another
quadruple - a quantity that is four times as great as another
lcm, least common multiple, lowest common multiple - the smallest multiple that is exactly divisible by every member of a set of numbers; "the least common multiple of 12 and 18 is 36"
Adj.1.multiple - having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual; "multiple birth"; "multiple ownership"; "made multiple copies of the speech"; "his multiple achievements in public life"; "her multiple personalities"; "a pineapple is a multiple fruit"
single - existing alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual; "upon the hill stood a single tower"; "had but a single thought which was to escape"; "a single survivor"; "a single serving"; "a single lens"; "a single thickness"

multiple

adjective many, several, various, numerous, collective, sundry, manifold, multitudinous He died in hospital of multiple injuries.
Translations
عدد مُضاعَفمُتَعَدِّد الإصابات
násobekčetnýhromadný
kæde-mangefold
sokrészûszámtani többszöröstöbbszöröstömeg-
margfeldimargòætturmargòættur, margfaldur
dauginiskartotinis
daudzskaitlīgsskaitlis, kas dalās bez atlikuma
násobok
multipel

multiple

[ˈmʌltɪpl]
A. ADJmúltiple
he died of multiple injuriesmurió tras sufrir heridas múltiples
multiple accident (Aut) → colisión f múltiple or en cadena
multiple birthparto m múltiple
B. N
1. (Math) → múltiplo m
lowest common multiplemínimo común múltiplo m
2. (= shop) (also multiple store) → (sucursal f de una cadena de) grandes almacenes mpl
C. CPD multiple choice question Npregunta f de elección múltiple, pregunta f tipo test
multiple choice test Nexamen m de elección múltiple, examen m tipo test
multiple ownership Nmultipropiedad f
multiple personality (disorder) N (Psych) → personalidad f múltiple
multiple sclerosis Nesclerosis f múltiple
multiple store N(sucursal f de una cadena de) grandes almacenes mpl

multiple

[ˈmʌltɪpəl]
adj [stab wounds, injuries, collisions] → multiple
n
(MATHEMATICS) [number] → multiple m
(British) (also multiple store) → magasin m à succursales (multiples) multiple birthmultiple birth nnaissance f multiplemultiple choice n (also multiple-choice exam or test) → QCM m, questionnaire m à choix multiple (also multiple-choice question) → question f à choix multiplemultiple crash ncarambolage mmultiple-entry visa n visa autorisant à entrer plusieurs fois dans un paysmultiple personality ndédoublement m de la personnalitémultiple sclerosis [ˌmʌltɪpəlskləˈrəʊsɪs] nsclérose f en plaques
She's got multiple sclerosis → Elle a la sclérose en plaques.

multiple

adj
(with sing n: = of several parts) → mehrfach; multiple collision or crashMassenkarambolage f
(with pl n: = many) → mehrere; he died of multiple injurieser erlag seinen zahlreichen Verletzungen
n
(Math) → Vielfache(s) nt; eggs are usually sold in multiples of sixEier werden gewöhnlich in Einheiten zu je sechs verkauft
(Brit: = store) → Ladenkette f

multiple

:
multiple birth
nMehrlingsgeburt f
multiple choice
nMultiple Choice nt
multiple-column
adj attr text, documentmehrspaltig nt
multiple cropping
multiple-entry visa
n für wiederholte Einreisen gültiges Visum
multiple personality
n (Psych) → alternierende Persönlichkeit; multiple disorderPersönlichkeitsspaltung f
multiple sclerosis
multiple star
n (Astron) → Sternhaufen m
multiple store
nLadenkette f
multiple unit
n (= train)Triebwagen m
multiple voting

multiple

[ˈmʌltɪpl]
1. adj
a. with sg nmultiplo/a
b. (with pl n, many) → molteplici
2. n
a. (Math) → multiplo
b. (Brit) (also multiple store) grande magazzino che fa parte di una catena

multiple

(ˈmaltipl) adjective
1. having, or affecting, many parts. She suffered multiple injuries when she fell out of the window.
2. involving many things of the same sort. Fifteen vehicles were involved in the multiple crash on the motorway.
noun
a number that contains another number an exact number of times. 65 is a multiple of 5.

mul·ti·ple

a. múltiple, más de uno;
___ family therapyterapia familiar ___;
___ organ failurefallo ___ de órganos;
___ personalitypersonalidad ___.

multiple

adj múltiple
References in classic literature ?
This invention, which is the nearest approach as yet to multiple telephony, was conceived by Jacobs in England and Carty in the United States.
His monumental work has been the development of the MULTIPLE Switchboard, a much more brain-twisting problem than the building of the Pyramids or the digging of the Panama Canal.
A word may likewise be triple, quadruple, or multiple in form, like so many Massilian expressions, e.
I mean, if we consider thoughts as factors, may we not say that the Least Common Multiple of all the minds contains that of all the books; but not the other way?
You know, in finding the Least Common Multiple, we strike out a quantity wherever it occurs, except in the term where it is raised to its highest power.
The churches (and they were numerous and splendid in the University, and they were graded there also in all the ages of architecture, from the round arches of Saint-Julian to the pointed arches of Saint-Séverin), the churches dominated the whole; and, like one harmony more in this mass of harmonies, they pierced in quick succession the multiple open work of the gables with slashed spires, with open-work bell towers, with slender pinnacles, whose line was also only a magnificent exaggeration of the acute angle of the roofs.
Simultaneously the creature shot into the moonlight in full charge upon her, its tail erect, its tiny ears laid flat, its great mouth with its multiple rows of sharp and powerful fangs already yawning for its prey, its ten legs carrying it forward in great leaps, and now from the beast's throat issued the frightful roar with which it seeks to paralyze its prey.
The argument mainly relied on by those who believe in the multiple origin of our domestic animals is, that we find in the most ancient records, more especially on the monuments of Egypt, much diversity in the breeds; and that some of the breeds closely resemble, perhaps are identical with, those still existing.
It always consists of three stanzas or some multiple of three.
A word always applies, not only to one particular, but to a group of associated particulars, which are not recognized as multiple in common thought or speech.
In the forefront could be distinguished a drowsy waking plaint passing on, and far off the growth of a multiple clamour, marching and expanding.
To keep count of thousands of paces, Hurree Chunder's experience had shown him nothing more valuable than a rosary of eighty-one or a hundred and eight beads, for 'it was divisible and sub-divisible into many multiples and sub-multiples'.

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