quotient quo·tient (kwō'shənt)
n.
The number obtained by dividing one quantity by another.
quotient (kwō'shənt) Pronunciation Key
The number that results when one number is divided by another. If 6 is divided by 3, the quotient can be represented as 2, or as 6 ÷ 3, or as the fraction ^{6}/_{3} . |