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aliquant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n aliquant an integer that is not an exact divisor of some quantity "5 is an aliquant part of 12"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Aliquant (Math) An aliquant part of a number or quantity is one which does not divide it without leaving a remainder; thus, 5 is an aliquant part of 16. Opposed to aliquot.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • aliquant Contained in another, but not dividing it evenly: applied to a number which does not measure another without a remainder: thus, 5 is an aliquant part of 16, for 3 times 5 are 15, leaving a remainder 1.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Aliquant al′i-kwant an aliquant part of a number is one that will not divide it without a remainder, thus 5 is an aliquant part of 12.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. aliquantus, some, moderate; alius, other + quantus, how great: cf. F. aliquante,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. aliquantum, somewhat, alius, another, and quantus, how great.

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Austin Alique Spearman, 68, of 1504 Ledbetter Road, Ellerbe, died Oct 26, 2012, at Rockingham Manor.
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