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## denominator |

2 definitions found From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: Denominator \De*nom"i*na`tor\, n. [Cf. F. d['e]nominateur.] 1. One who or that which gives a name origin or source of a name This opinion that Aram . . . was the father and denomination of the Syrians in general. --Sir W. Raleigh. 2. (Arith.) That number placed below the line in vulgar fractions which shows into how many parts the integer or unit is divided. Note: Thus in 3/5, 5 is the denominator, showing that the integer is divided into five parts and the numerator, 3, shows how many parts are taken 3. (Alg.) That part of any expression under a fractional form which is situated below the horizontal line signifying division. Note: In this sense the denominator is not necessarily a number, but may be any expression, either positive or negative, real or imaginary. --Davies & Peck (Math. Dict. ) From WordNet r 1.6 [wn]: denominator n : the divisor of a fraction

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