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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.
Apart from the economic boost from improved infrastructure, BBB aimed to directly stimulate our economy via the textbook multiplier effect.
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This paper focuses on a concept based on the intuition behind a remittance multiplier. We present a simple theoretical model utilizing the standard descriptive investment saving-liquidity preference money supply-balance of payments (IS-LM-BP) model.
The multiplier is an important block in neural networks especially if it is implemented in analog CMOS circuits [1].
Though, various high level languages (Like C,C++) based implementations of floating-point multiplier are observed so far, but the hardware based implementation has still remained a bottleneck.
As shown in Table 1, therefore, the multiplier for deflection at final is 1 + [[mu].sub.df] 2.7.
Applying a multiplier to contingency fee lodestar awards is not limited to "rare" and "exceptional" circumstances, the Florida Supreme Court has ruled.
The results are clear; efforts made to diversify the economy have been successful and have had a positive overall impact on the economy through the multiplier effect.