Saturday, July 07, 2012
aliquant adjective [AL-i-kwuhnt] Contained in a number or quantity, but not dividing it evenly: An aliquant part of 16 is 5.
Definitions for aliquant
- Contained in a number or quantity, but not dividing it evenly: An aliquant part of 16 is 5.
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Citations for aliquant
Cunning is the aliquant of talent; as hypocrisy is of religion; all the threes in the universe cannot make ten.
...even though that number was an odd number and by a quarter the number of his confiteors, even though four was an aliquant part of two thousand to hundred and nineteen, nothing being changed with regard to the masses...
Origin of aliquant
Aliquant stems from the Latin roots ali- meaning "differently" and quantus meaning "great."