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submultiple Syllabification: sub·mul·ti·ple
Pronunciation: /səbˈməltəpəl/

Definition of submultiple in English:


A number that can be divided exactly into a specified number.
Example sentences
  • Subclock and overclock synchronization are supported for converting at submultiples and multiples of the sample rate.
  • The findings of the Heraion prove that this sexagesimal submultiple was once used also in Greece proper.
  • Each pulse shock excited the secondary circuit at a submultiple of its resonant frequency.


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Denoting a number that can be divided exactly into a specified number .
Example sentences
  • Clock delay from input to output is 50 nanoseconds maximum and is negative-edge-aligned when synchronized at a multiple or submultiple rate.
  • Two independent synthesizers are provided which are phase locked when programmed for submultiple rates.
  • First and second clock signals are derived at the two submultiple frequencies and phase coincidence between the two clock signals is detected.

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