aliquant


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aliquant

(ˈælɪkwənt)
adj
(Mathematics) maths of, signifying, or relating to a quantity or number that is not an exact divisor of a given quantity or number: 5 is an aliquant part of 12. Compare aliquot2
[C17: from New Latin, from Latin aliquantus somewhat, a certain quantity of]
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Noun1.aliquant - an integer that is not an exact divisor of some quantity; "5 is an aliquant part of 12"
divisor - the number by which a dividend is divided
aliquot, aliquot part - an integer that is an exact divisor of some quantity; "4 is an aliquot part of 12"
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