﻿ Definition of multiple. Meaning of multiple. Synonyms of multiple

# Definition of multiple. Meaning of multiple. Synonyms of multiple

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word multiple. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word multiple and, of course, multiple synonyms and on the right images related to the word multiple.

## Definition of multiple

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Multiple Mul"ti*ple, a. [Cf. F. multiple, and E. quadruple, and multiply.] Containing more than once, or more than one; consisting of more than one; manifold; repeated many times; having several, or many, parts. Law of multiple proportion (Chem.), the generalization that when the same elements unite in more than one proportion, forming two or more different compounds, the higher proportions of the elements in such compounds are simple multiplies of the lowest proportion, or the proportions are connected by some simple common factor; thus, iron and oxygen unite in the proportions FeO, Fe2O3, Fe3O4, in which compounds, considering the oxygen, 3 and 4 are simple multiplies of 1. Called also the Law of Dalton, from its discoverer. Multiple algebra, a branch of advanced mathematics that treats of operations upon units compounded of two or more unlike units. Multiple conjugation (Biol.), a coalescence of many cells (as where an indefinite number of am[oe]boid cells flow together into a single mass) from which conjugation proper and even fertilization may have been evolved. Multiple fruits. (Bot.) See Collective fruit, under Collective. Multiple star (Astron.), several stars in close proximity, which appear to form a single system.
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Multiple Mul"ti*ple, n. (Math.) A quantity containing another quantity a number of times without a remainder. Note: A common multiple of two or more numbers contains each of them a number of times exactly; thus, 24 is a common multiple of 3 and 4. The least common multiple is the least number that will do this; thus, 12 is the least common multiple of 3 and 4.
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Parallel Par"al*lel, n. (Elec.) That arrangement of an electrical system in which all positive poles, electrodes, terminals, etc., are joined to one conductor, and all negative poles, etc., to another conductor; -- called also multiple. Opposed to series. Note: Parts of a system so arranged are said to be in parallel or in multiple.

## Meaning of multiple from wikipedia

- the word multiple can refer to: multiple (mathematics), multiples of numbers. list of multiple discoveries , instances of scientists, working
- the multiple-camera setup, multiple-camera mode of production, or multicam is a method of filmmaking and video production .
- multiple units (mu) are self-propelled train carriages capable of coupling with other units of the same or similar type and still being
- dissociative identity disorder (did), previously known as multiple personality disorder (mpd), is a mental disorder characterized by at
- the terms multiracial and mixed-race describe people or groups of people whose ancestries come from multiple races . unlike the term
- a multiple star consists of three or more star s which appear from the earth to be close to one another in the sky. case the multiple star
- move data, and branch, but the multiple cores can run multiple instructions at the same time, increasing overall speed for programs
- multiple-unit train control, sometimes abbreviated to multiple-unit or mu, is a method of simultaneously controlling all the traction
- james arthur 'jamie' madrox, also called the multiple man, is a fictional character , a marvel comics superhero , associated with the x-
- a harmonic of a wave is a component frequency of the signal that is an integer multiple of the fundamental frequency , i.e.