multiple (ˈmʌltɪp^{ə}l) | |
—adj | |
1. | having or involving more than one part, individual, etc: he had multiple injuries |
2. | (US), (Canadian) electronics (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 | |
'multiply | |
—adv |
multiply mul·ti·ply (mŭl'tə-plī')
v. mul·ti·plied, mul·ti·ply·ing, mul·ti·plies
To increase the amount, number, or degree of.
To breed or propagate.
multiply (mŭl'tə-plī') Pronunciation Key
To perform multiplication on a pair of quantities. |