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aliquant


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aliquant  \Al"i*quant\,  a.  [L.  aliquantus  some  moderate;  alius 
  other  +  quantus  how  great:  cf  F.  aliquante.]  (Math.) 
  An  aliquant  part  of  a  number  or  quantity  is  one  which  does 
  not  divide  it  without  leaving  a  remainder;  thus  5  is  an 
  aliquant  part  of  16.  Opposed  to  {aliquot}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aliquant 
  n  :  an  integer  that  is  not  an  exact  divisor  of  some  quantity;  "5 
  is  an  aliquant  part  of  12"  [syn:  {aliquant  part}]  [ant:  {aliquot}] 




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