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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Multiplier  \Mul"ti*pli`er\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  multiplier.  Cf 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  multiplies  or  increases  number. 
  2.  (Math.)  The  number  by  which  another  number  is  multiplied. 
  See  the  Note  under  {Multiplication}. 
  3.  (Physics)  An  instrument  for  multiplying  or  increasing  by 
  repetition  or  accumulation  the  intensity  of  a  force  or 
  action  as  heat  or  electricity.  It  is  particularly  used  to 
  render  such  a  force  or  action  appreciable  or  measurable 
  when  feeble.  See  {Thermomultiplier}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  number  by  which  a  multiplicand  is  multiplied  [syn:  {multiplier 

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