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G.C.D.

1.
greatest common divisor.
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greatest common divisor

noun
1.
the largest number that is a common divisor of a given set of numbers.
Abbreviation: G.C.D.
Also called greatest common factor, highest common factor.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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British Dictionary definitions for g. c. d

greatest common divisor

noun
1.
another name for highest common factor
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g.c.d.

greatest common divisor
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