# Definition of Multiple. Meaning of Multiple. Synonyms of Multiple

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## 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

- Look up multiple in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Multiple may refer to: Multiple finance, a method used to analyze stock prices Multiples of the price-to-earnings...
- Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are damaged. This damage disrupts...
- Multiple myeloma (MM), also known as plasma cell myeloma and simply myeloma, is a cancer of plasma cells, a type of white blood cell that normally produces...
- In computing, multiple instruction, multiple data (MIMD) is a technique emplo**** to achieve parallelism. Machines using MIMD have a number of processors...
- A multiple birth is the culmination of one multiple pregnancy, where in the mother gives birth to two or more babies. A term most applicable to vertebrate...
- Multiple citizenship (or multiple nationality) is a person's legal status in which a person is at the same time recognized by more than one country under...
- Multiple choice (MC), objective response or MCQ (for multiple choice question) is a form of an objective ****essment in which respondents are asked to...
- In graph theory, multiple edges (also called parallel edges or a multi-edge), are, in an undirected graph, two or more edges that are incident to the same...
- Look up multiple or submultiple in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. In mathematics, a multiple is the product of any quantity and an integer. In other...
- In statistics, the multiple comparisons, multiplicity or multiple testing problem occurs when one considers a set of statistical inferences simultaneously...