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multiple British & World English

Having or involving several parts, elements, or members

multiple English Thesaurus

words with multiple meanings

multiple star British & World English

A group of stars very close together as seen from the earth, especially one whose members are in fact close together and rotate around a common centre

multiple unit British & World English

A diesel or electric passenger train of two or more carriages powered by integral motors which drive a number of axles throughout the train

common multiple British & World English

A number into which each number in a given set may be evenly divided

multiple-choice British & World English

(Of a question in an examination) accompanied by several possible answers from which the candidate must try to choose the correct one

multiple fruit British & World English

A fruit formed from carpels derived from several flowers, such as a pineapple

least common multiple British & World English

Another term for lowest common multiple.

least common multiple New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

another name for lowest common multiple

lowest common multiple British & World English

The lowest quantity that is a multiple of two or more given quantities (e.g. 12 is the lowest common multiple of 2, 3, and 4)

lowest common multiple New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

lowest quantity that is a multiple of given quantities

multiple-personality disorder British & World English

A rare dissociative disorder in which two or more personalities with distinct memories and behaviour patterns apparently exist in one individual

house in multiple occupation British & World English

A house or other dwelling in which several different households are living, sharing facilities such as a kitchen or bathroom

CDMA British & World English

Code division multiple access, a telephone transmission system in which many coded calls simultaneously occupy a single channel

multiple shop in multiple British & World English

A shop with branches in many places, especially one selling a specific type of product

multiple sclerosis in sclerosis British & World English

A chronic, typically progressive disease involving damage to the sheaths of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, whose symptoms may include numbness, impairment of speech and of muscular coordination, blurred vision, and severe fatigue

price–earnings ratio British & World English

The current market price of a company share divided by the earnings per share of the company

price–earnings multiple in price–earnings ratio British & World English

The current market price of a company share divided by the earnings per share of the company


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