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multiple  


      adj  
1    having or involving more than one part, individual, etc.  
2      (Electronics)     (U.S. and Canadian)   (of a circuit) having a number of conductors in parallel  
      n  
3    the product of a given number or polynomial and any other one  
6 is a multiple of 2     
4      (Telephony)   an electrical circuit accessible at a number of points to any one of which a connection can be made  
5       short for       multiple store  
     (C17: via French from Late Latin multiplus, from Latin multiplex)  
  multiply      adv  


common multiple  
      n   an integer or polynomial that is a multiple of each integer or polynomial in a group  
20 is a common multiple of 2, 4, 5, 10     
least common multiple  
      n      another name for       lowest common multiple  
lowest common multiple  
      n   the smallest number or quantity that is exactly divisible by each member of a set of numbers or quantities,   (Abbrevs.)    LCM, lcm     (Also called)    least common multiple  
multiple alleles  
      pl n   a group of three or more alleles produced by mutation of the gene. Only two of them are present in a normal diploid cell at the same time  
  multiple allelism      n  
multiple-choice  
      adj   having a number of possible given answers out of which the correct one must be chosen  
multiple factors  
      pl n     (Genetics)   two or more pairs of genes that act as a unit, producing cumulative effects in the phenotype  
multiple fission  
      n     (Zoology)   asexual reproduction in unicellular organisms, esp. sporozoans, in which the nucleus divides a number of times, followed by division of the cytoplasm, to form daughter cells  
multiple fruit  
      n   a fruit, such as a pineapple, formed from the ovaries of individual flowers in an inflorescence  
multiple personality  
      n     (Psychiatry)   a mental disorder in which an individual's personality appears to have become separated into two or more distinct personalities, each with its own complex organization,   (Nontechnical name)    split personality  
multiple sclerosis  
      n   a chronic progressive disease of the central nervous system characterized by loss of some of the myelin sheath surrounding certain nerve fibres and resulting in speech and visual disorders, tremor, muscular incoordination, partial paralysis, etc.,   (Also called)    disseminated sclerosis  
multiple star  
      n   a system of three or more stars associated by gravitation  
   See also       binary star  
multiple store  
      n   one of several retail enterprises under the same ownership and management,   (Also called)    multiple shop  
multiple voting  
      n   the practice of voting in more than one constituency in the same election  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
adj.
with a complex structure; difficult to approach; multiple problems generator
n.
network-based services that makes information available from multiple electronic devices by linking it to an account
[Tech.]
exp.
spams delivery using multiple IPs and domains in order to avoid filters

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