multiplier


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mul·ti·pli·er

 (mŭl′tə-plī′ər)
n.
1. One that multiplies: This old house is a multiplier of expenses.
2. Mathematics The number by which another number is multiplied. In 8 × 32, the multiplier is 8.
3. Physics A device, such as a phototube, used to enhance or increase an effect.

multiplier

(ˈmʌltɪˌplaɪə)
n
1. (Mathematics) a person or thing that multiplies
2. (Mathematics) the number by which another number, the multiplicand, is multiplied. See also multiplicand
3. (General Physics) physics any device or instrument, such as a photomultiplier, for increasing an effect
4. (Economics) economics
a. the ratio of the total change in income (resulting from successive rounds of spending) to an initial autonomous change in expenditure
b. (as modifier): multiplier effects.

mul•ti•pli•er

(ˈmʌl təˌplaɪ ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that multiplies.
2. a number by which another is multiplied.
3. Physics. a device for intensifying some effect.
[1425–75]

mul·ti·pli·er

(mŭl′tə-plī′ər)
The number by which another number is multiplied.

multiplier

A ratio of changes of national income and employment to changes in expenditure.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.multiplier - the number by which a multiplicand is multiplied
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
scale factor - a number used as a multiplier in scaling
References in classic literature ?
It is not possible for the mind to comprehend, except by a slow process, any effect which is produced by a cause repeated so often, that the multiplier itself conveys an idea, not more definite than the savage implies when he points to the hairs of his head.
We translate the regional consumption responses to an aggregate fiscal multiplier using a multi-region, New Keynesian model with heterogeneous agents and incomplete markets.
If the Multiplier is cost and area efficient and can operate at high speed, then certainly there is a requirement of energy efficient circuit.
The initial round of spendings stimulate the next rounds of spending in this way the final impact on output is multiplier times the original increase in spending.
The lower limb multiplier for a specific age and gender was calculated using the formula M = L[sub]m/L, where M was the gender- and age-specific multiplier, L[sub]mwas the bone length at maturity, and L was the age-specific bone length.
In part, a fiscal multiplier above one is attributed to consumers spending the additional income generated by government spending.
This paper presents an alternative method of presenting the investment multiplier by employing the concept of the production possibility curve.
The profit multiplier of large real estate companies listed on the EGX has varied markedly in the past year from a steep decline to a high increase.
The sisters were promoting the Money Multiplier Scratch Cards which are now available at stores nationwide.
BUSINESS rates are calculated by multiplying the rateable value of a property by the multiplier - a figure set by central government.
The multiplier must be estimated; it cannot be observed.
Controlling for real-time expectations about fiscal variables generally increases the difference in the size of the government spending multiplier across the regimes.