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multiplicative
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Multiplicative
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multiplicative
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/
ˈmʌl
tə
plɪˌkeɪ
tɪv, ˌmʌl
təˈplɪk
ə
/
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[
muhl
t
uh
plikeytiv, muhlt
uh

plik

uh

]
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adjective
1.
tending to
multiply
or increase.
2.
having the power of
multiplying
.
Origin:
1645–55;
<
Medieval Latin
multiplicātīvus.
See
multiplicate
,
ive
Related forms
multiplicatively,
adverb
nonmultiplicative,
adjective
nonmultiplicatively,
adverb
unmultiplicative,
adjective
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multiplicative
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multiplicative
(ˈmʌltɪplɪˌkeɪtɪv, ˌmʌltɪˈplɪkətɪv)
—
adj
1.
tending or able to multiply
2.
maths
involving multiplication
'multiplicatively
—
adv
Collins English Dictionary  Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
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Example sentences
In particular, the central square's luminance should be a
multiplicative
function in terms of a percentage of the two filters.
It is not additive mathematics, more
multiplicative
.
If is
multiplicative
, then the values for are determined by the values at the prime powers.
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