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aliquot

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adjective al·i·quot \ˈa-lə-ˌkwät, -kwət\

Definition of aliquot

  1. 1 :  contained an exact number of times in something else —used of a divisor or part <5 is an aliquot part of 15> <an aliquot portion of a solution>

  2. 2 :  fractional <an aliquot part of invested capital>

aliquot noun



Medical Dictionary

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aliquot

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adjective al·i·quot \ˈal-ə-ˌkwät\

Medical Definition of aliquot

  1. :  being an equal fractional part (as of a solution)




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aliquot

noun al·i·quot

Medical Definition of aliquot

  1. :  an aliquot part <remove 50 ml aliquots at ten minute intervals>




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aliquot

transitive verb al·i·quot

Medical Definition of aliquot

  1. :  to divide (as a solution) into equal parts




Law Dictionary

aliquot

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adjective al·i·quot \ˈa-lə-ˌkwät, -kwət\

Legal Definition of aliquot

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a fraction or percentage of a whole <may deduct an aliquot part of the cost — D. Q. Posin>



Origin of aliquot

Medieval Latin aliquotus contained an exact number of times in something else, from Latin aliquot some, several


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