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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.
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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.
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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.
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mul·ti·pli·er

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

A ratio of changes of national income and employment to changes in expenditure.
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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
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Translations
multiplikátor

multiplier

n (Math) → Multiplikator m
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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.
Franklin Covey announced that it is partnering with Liz Wiseman and The Wiseman Group to develop a powerful, premier leadership development solution based on Wiseman's "Multipliers" content.
Most case studies and real-life applications of the Land Value Tax have used multipliers between 4 and 6 times the value of the current improvements on the property.
"The ongoing fiscal adjustment in the GCC could be less costly than suggested by prior estimates of fiscal multipliers for the region," said an IMF working paper.
Edgar, "CMOS Transconductance Multipliers: A Tutorial," IEEE Trans.
This customized strategy resulted in same number of DSP 48 multipliers to that of built in primitive based design,while 40 % logic was translated on LUTS.
On the contrary, the PCI Bridge Design Manual [18] presents multipliers that can be easily used to predict long-term deformation of PSC bridges.
Those rulings set out standards for setting lodestar fees and conditions where multipliers can be awarded.
In generally to get high DC output voltage, Voltage multipliers, Inverters and step-up transformers are used.
To speed up this operation, early decimal multipliers were designed at the gate level targeting ASICs.
High voltage dc power supplies are widely used for many applications, such as particle accelerators, X-ray systems, electron microscopes, photon multipliers, electrostatic systems, lasers systems, and electrostatic coating [1-5].