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aliquot


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aliquot  \Al"i*quot\,  a.  [L.  aliquot  some  several;  alius  other  + 
  quot  how  many:  cf  F.  aliquote.]  (Math.) 
  An  aliquot  part  of  a  number  or  quantity  is  one  which  will 
  divide  it  without  a  remainder;  thus  5  is  an  aliquot  part  of 
  15.  Opposed  to  {aliquant}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aliquot 
  adj  :  signifying  an  exact  divisor  or  factor  of  a  quantity 
  n  :  an  integer  that  is  an  exact  divisor  of  some  quantity;  "4  is 
  an  aliquot  part  of  12"  [syn:  {aliquot  part}]  [ant:  {aliquant}] 




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