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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
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